BPS Heart of Brevard: Fairglen Elementary Resource Officer Deputy Vicky Sumli Making Huge Impact
By Space Coast Daily // April 19, 2021
goes above and beyond for students, removes barriers so they can find success
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Fairglen Elementary School Employee of the Year Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputy Vicky Sumlin makes a huge impact on campus each and every day.
Fairglen Elementary School Principal Catherine Murphy said Deputy Sumlin mentors a plethora of students in a variety of grade levels.
“She ensures that she is not only building their self-esteem, but also holding them accountable for their academics,” said Murphy.
“Each grading period she hosts a luncheon for her mentees with good grades.
Deputy Sumlin recently started a book club for some intermediate students where they take a lunch period each week to discuss what they are reading and how it relates to their experiences.
“Our students love to spend time with her,” said Murphy.
“She has made such a positive impact on our school. Listening to our littlest learners call her Deputy ‘Someone’ never ceases to warm my heart. She makes our students feel safe, supported, heard, and loved.”
Murphy said from a principal’s perspective, team members like Deputy Sumlin are truly an invaluable resource.
“She goes above and beyond for our students, removing barriers so they can find success,” said Murphy.
Fairglen Elementary School is located at 201 Indian Trail in Cocoa and includes pre-kindergarten to six grade students.