2022 Teacher and Support Staff of the Year

October 24, 2022 - November 16, 2022

The Pirate Nation is blessed with the best! Join us in congratulating our winners for Teacher of the Year and Support Staff of the Year.


Teacher of the Year

 Kendall Walton

My name is Kendall Walton, and this is my 8th year teaching at Ponce de Leon High School (10th year teaching all together).  I am a mother to 3 beautiful daughters, Adeana, Kaylee, & Astrid; Granny KK to an adorable little girl, Alissia; and wife to an amazing husband, John. In my free time I like to hunt, fish, camp, binge watch Netflix, and hang out with friends and family. I was born and raised in Geneva Alabama. I graduated from Geneva High School in 2005 and from Troy University of Dothan in 2013. I am the first person in my family to graduate with my bachelor’s degree. I really enjoy teaching and love all my students past and present. I love when I help a student feel better in math and other parts of their lives. I love being a part of the PDL family. I can’t wait for many years to come at PDL because, 

Support Staff of the Year

Natasha Adams

My name is Tasha Adams. I work at PDLHS as a para professional, and this will be my second year at PDLHS. I am married to my husband of 7 years Avery Adams. I have a sweet 3-year-old basset hound/lab mix, named Cooper (I call him man man ??) I love to be on the river or if I'm not doing that I LOVE to shop!