JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) – A north Mississippi teacher has been named the 2019 Mississippi Teacher of the Year.
Hannah Gadd is a choir director and music appreciation teacher at Lafayette High School.
She will receive a $5,000 stipend and will represent Mississippi in the National Teacher of the Year competition.
Gadd will travel to the nation’s capital to meet President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump.
She will participate in a Rose Garden recognition ceremony at the White House.