Hancock High teacher gets top honors

JACKSON – Hancock High School English II teacher Joshua Lindsey was named the 2013 Mississippi Teacher of the Year on Tuesday.
His selection was announced by the Mississippi Department of Education and the Mississippi Teacher Center.
Lindsey will receive a one-time $5,000 salary supplement from the MDE and represent Mississippi in the National Teacher of the Year competition.
Tupelo teacher Tara Harris was among four finalists for the award. Harris, who teaches gifted at Thomas Street Elementary School, represented the First Congressional District.