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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