Calhoun County Superintendent of Schools Ralph Yoder, announced that Amy Jordan was recently recognized as the recipient of the “Make Their Day Better” award for the month of September. This monthly award was instituted by Superintendent Yoder in 2013 to recognize individuals that make a difference in the day of fellow staff members, students and/or parents.
Mrs. Jordan has been working for the Calhoun County School Board for twenty years.
Currently, she is employed at Blountstown Middle School as a Language Arts teacher.
Mrs. Jordan was nominated for her quick and decisive actions to save a student at BMS
from choking. Mrs. Jordan recognized that a student was choking and performed the
Heimlich Maneuver to dislodge a piece of candy that was stuck in the student's throat.
Neva Miller, Principal of Blountstown Middle School stated, “Mrs. Jordan’s decisive action
and genuine concern for this student is a clear demonstration of why she deserved this
Congratulations to Mrs. Jordan as she works daily to make other’s days better.