Contact: Lydia Palmer
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State’s College of Education is recognizing eight December 2022 graduates for their outstanding work as teacher interns.
Nominations for Outstanding Teacher Interns are submitted by classroom mentor teachers to honor those who exhibit resourcefulness, initiative and effectiveness. These eight awardees completed teaching internships at various Mississippi public schools across the state and were recognized for outstanding professionalism and performance through their commitment to public school teaching.
MSU Outstanding Teacher Intern award recipients and their internship schools are (by hometown):
AMORY—Katie Blair York, elementary education/middle school major, West Amory Elementary School, Amory School District
BATESVILLE—Andrea Berryhill, elementary education major, Eupora Elementary School, Webster County School District
HERNANDO—Loni Cook, elementary education major, Oak Grove Elementary School, Desoto County School District
MARION, Arkansas—Shelby Vaughn, elementary education major, Sudduth Elementary School, Starkville Oktibbeha School District
PELAHATCHIE—Amanda Johnston, elementary education major, Lake Elementary School, Scott County School District
STARKVILLE—Valencia Epps, elementary education major, Eupora Elementary School, Webster County School District
TERRY—Lendon Chandler, elementary education major, Eupora Elementary School, Webster County School District
WOODLAND—Shelby Abrams, elementary education major, East Webster Elementary School, Webster County School District
Established in 1903, MSU’s College of Education is home to six academic departments, one research unit and numerous service units. For more, visit www.educ.msstate.edu.
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