Teachers honored in Lamar County

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Several dozen Lamar County teachers were honored as outstanding educators tonight. They received awards at an annual, Excellence in Education Celebration Banquet at Movie Star Restaurant in Oak Grove.

Awards were presented in several categories, including star teacher and service to education. The district teacher of the year honors went to Purvis allied health teacher Mary Taylor.

More than 50 teachers received awards tonight.

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