(Left to right) Dr. Paul Christopher, president of the Monmouth County School Boards Association; Brian Evans, acting superintendent of Monmouth Regional High School District; Joseph Nappi, New Jersey’s 2023-2024 Teacher of the Year; and Karen Cortellino, M.D., NJSBA president. Nappi was honored at the Monmouth County School Boards Association’s Dec. 7 county meeting at Howell Middle School North. Nappi is a social studies teacher who has worked at Monmouth Regional High School for 18 years.