Final Up to date: Friday, July 14, 2017, 10:20 AM EDT
Macy’s/Florida Division of Schooling Instructor of the Yr and Lake County’s personal Tammy Jerkins beat out 4 different finalists.
- Tammy Jerkins gained $25,000
- 2 different finalists are from Marion and Osceola counties
The awards gala was held on Thursday night time at Onerous Rock Reside at Common Studios. Gov. Rick Scott and his spouse Ann introduced the award to Jerkins, who teaches highschool math at Leesburg Excessive Faculty.
Watch as Lake County educator Tammy Jerkins accepts her new title as Instructor of the Yr.https://t.co/4R4B9xti5U pic.twitter.com/F90a7aDORp
— Information thirteen (@MyNews13) July 14, 2017
“First Woman Ann Scott and I are proud to hitch Macy’s and the Florida Division of Schooling to acknowledge the 2018 Instructor of the Yr, Tammy Jerkins. I might wish to thank all of those educators for his or her unimaginable impression on Florida college students and I applaud their dedication to getting ready them for larger schooling and profitable careers,” Scott stated.
Jerkins gained $25,000, a $1,000 Macy’s present card and a visit to New York for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
2018 TOY – Tammy Jerkins from Leesburg Excessive Faculty, Lake County. Congratulations Tammy! https://t.co/rPxJ6Xik6d pic.twitter.com/wjMboa34UV
— CFEF (@FlaEduFoundtns) July 14, 2017
Two of the opposite finalists are additionally from Central Florida:
- Diego Fuentes from Marion County’s Hillcrest Excessive Faculty
- Michael Miller from Osceola County’s Kissimmee Elementary Faculty