Gautier Teacher Named Mississippi Teacher of the Year
The Mississippi Department of Education has named Gautier educator Jodi McKenzie as 2016’s Teacher of the Year.
McKenzie is a 10th grade English teacher at Gautier High School. She will represent Mississippi in the National Teacher of the Year competition. She will also travel to Washington D.C. to participate in the Rose Garden Recognition Ceremony at the White House.
McKenzie is currently working with Excel By 5 to help teen mothers prepare for the journey of motherhood.