Chuck Yarborough, U.S. history teacher at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science in Columbus, has placed first alternate in the statewide Teacher of the Year program for the 2016-17 school year. (This story is an expert from the Commercial Dispatch click here to read more).
Yarborough was among four finalists selected by the Mississippi Department of Education in a program that recognizes exemplary teachers in the state.
"It's an incredible honor to be in the group," Yarborough said. "That's kind of cliche ... but it's true. I'm fundamentally honored by the fact that I'm in the midst of all these other great teachers, all of whom are shaping their community and our state in some kind of positive way. It's pretty cool to be recognized." Read More