Contact: Lisa Sollie
MERIDIAN, Miss.— Three MSU-Meridian students are among seventeen Mississippi State University College of Education graduates recognized for their spring semester work as outstanding teacher interns.
Nominated by their university program supervisors, the honorees were selected based on their resourcefulness, initiative and effectiveness. Award recipients have demonstrated outstanding teaching performance, professionalism and a high level of commitment to the teaching profession. The teacher interns completed their senior-year internships at various public school systems throughout Mississippi and Alabama.
MSU Outstanding Teacher Intern award recipients include (by hometown):
ROSE HILL—Alexa Lewis, a Meridian campus elementary education/middle school major, who completed her teaching internship in the Meridian Public School District at Poplar Springs Elementary School.
SEBASTOPOL—Brady Mitchell Thrash, a Meridian campus elementary education/middle school major, who completed her teaching internship in the Scott County School District at Lake Elementary School.
WAVELAND—Heather Nieto, a Meridian campus elementary education/middle school major, who completed her teaching internship in the Bay St. Lewis-Waveland School District at Waveland Elementary School.
Established in 1903, MSU’s College of Education is home to six academic departments, one research unit and numerous service units. For more about the college, visit www.educ.msstate.edu.
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