Foster Park Elementary School
Assistant Principal Kathryn Sommer-Gough with Coach Brandon Goldsmith
Principal Dr. Fran Adams with Michelle Alexander
Goldsmith named Teacher of the Month; Alexander named Staff Member of the Month
Foster Park Elementary School announced their teacher and staff member of the month for November. Coach Brandon Goldsmith earned Teacher of the Month honors. This is Coach Goldsmith’s second year teaching PE at Foster Park. He is a USC-Upstate graduate. His hobbies include refereeing soccer games, coaching volleyball, exercising, and spending time with his family. Teachers of the month are nominated by their peers. Some of the comments made about “Coach G”, as he is known: he is always quick to say “hello” to every student and adult he meets, he is a friendly and positive person to have around FPES, he organized the PBIS activity, put together the staff walking competition, and won the selfie contest, he is always willing to help and is great with the kids, he is a positive male role model. Congratulations to Coach Goldsmith on being named the November Teacher of the Month at Foster Park.
The November Staff Member of the Month is Michelle Alexander. She has been at Foster Park for 20-1/2 years now and is an asset to the school. Some of the comments her peers made about her: she will do anything you ask; she is always willing to help out when needed, she is the first to step up willing to help, she is dependable, she goes out of her way to cover classes when needed, she is a team player, she does so much for our school, and she always has a smile and a positive attitude. Michelle is married to Carrol Alexander. They have three children and four grandchildren.