Lori Potter named teacher of the year

Lori Potter named teacher of the year
Lori Potter named teacher of the year. Photo source WDAM

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - An N.R. Burger teacher has been named teacher of the year in the Hattiesburg Public School District.

Lori Potter was surprised Friday morning at N.R. Burger Middle School by Hattiesburg Superintendent James Bacchus and other administrative personnel.

Potter has only been teaching for five years, but has spent three of those years teaching at N.R Burger.

As a reward for winning teacher of the year, Potter will also have a chance to win teacher of the year for the entire state of Mississippi.