New Albany teacher among finalists for state award

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Daily Journal

JACKSON – New Albany High School teacher Mary King is one of four finalists for the Mississippi Teacher of the Year award, which will be presented Wednesday by the Mississippi Department of Education and the Mississippi Teacher Center.

The Mississippi Administrator of the Year also will be announced at an annual luncheon, which begins at 11 a.m. at the Marriott Downtown.

King will represent Mississippi’s First Congressional District. The winner receives a one-time $5,000 salary supplement from the Mississippi Department of Education and represents the state in the national competition. The Administrator of the Year also nets a $5,000 stipend.