Teacher of the Year


Congratulations to Lesley Sarver, Hickory High School’s 2018-2019 Teacher of the year!

Lesley Sarver Brown Hair Blue DressLesley Sarver graduated from Saint Francis University with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Spanish and Secondary Education. Selected as Early Career Commitment by Chesapeake Public Schools, she accepted a position and began teaching and coaching at Hickory High School in the fall of 2006. Since that time she has taught Spanish, levels 1-5. She never passes up an opportunity to travel and loves serving as a translator and facilitator to the Hispanic Community, here and abroad.

Driven by her passion and love for education she enjoys having the distinct honor to form and shape young leaders for future generations. Lesley is currently serving as Student Activities Coordinator and SCA Sponsor at Hickory. She has worked with the Youth Ministry program at Saint Stephen, Martyr Catholic Church, held a position at Great Bridge Hickory YMCA as an ActivTrax Coach, and coached a few girls teams for Chesapeake United Soccer Club.

In her spare time, she relaxes with yoga and bible study. She challenges herself with rock climbing, hiking and running. She treasures time spent with her family in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Lesley values the role of wife to fellow educator, Judson Sarver and the role of mom to the 3 Sarvlings: Noah, Korey and Elijah. Her favorite vacation was during the summer of 2017, when Judson, Lesley and the Sarvlings drove and tent camped across the country, coast to coast!