PATTY HUTCHERSON was selected as the 2021 Paraprofessional of the Year for Magnolia ISD. Patty started working at Bear Branch Elementary in August 1995. She has been with us for 26 years. Currently, Patty serves as our In-class Support Paraprofessional. Ms. Hutcherson is committed to her students year after year. She is a consistent face for the students even as they move on to the next grade level. Ms. Hutcherson is always the first to offer help to her team and anyone in need. She takes on any responsibility to help her students and her fellow teachers succeed. Mrs. Hutcherson loves our students, and it shows. She engages and encourages all our students, not just those students receiving SpEd services. She takes time to know our students’ strengths and celebrates them. She has a natural gift to reach inside a student’s potential and gets them to try new things.