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Joplin Schools names its Teacher of the Year

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Joplin Schools named its Teacher of the Year on Friday.

Karisa Boyer teachers Biology to 11th and 12th graders at the Joplin High School.The announcement was made during a surprise assembly.

This is the tenth year the district has handed out the award.

Faculty and students are given the chance to nominate teachers throughout the district.

Boyer has taught in Joplin for 12 years and says its a true honor to be recognized.

"There are many people who could be in my shoes right now getting this stamp or title," says Boyer. "I hope I can represent every one one of them."

As part of the recognition Boyer will deliver the keynote address on the first day of school this fall.
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