Local Teacher Finalist for State Secondary Teacher of the Year

By Martin Barbosa

Published 08/25 2014 05:06PM

Updated 08/25 2014 05:56PM

AMARILLO -- A local teacher is getting state recognition.

Shanna Peeples has been selected to represent Region 16 and Amarillo ISD as a state finalist for Secondary Teacher of the Year.

Peeples teaches at Palo Duro High School.

Students and staff celebrated her announcment this morning during a surprise party.

Peeples will head to Austin in October Where state teacher of the year will be announced.

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