Gazebo Gazette

One month after winning the Pass Christian School District Teacher and the Fourth Congressional District Teacher of the Year Awards, Sixth Grade Middle School Teacher Charlene Stephens was announced Thursday morning by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) as a Finalist for Teacher of the Year.  Stephens will be nominated to represent the state of Mississippi in the national Teacher of the Year competition.

A veteran middle school teacher with 16 years experience, Stephens will receive a $5000 stipend from MDE.