STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) — A Starkville teacher is named best in the state in her field.
Kathy Dawkins was named Teacher of the Year by the state Association of Marketing Educators. She also received an Honorary Life membership from the Mississippi DECA Association. It’s the highest honor awarded by the group.
She will now compete at the Region IV ACTE Conference this spring.
Dawkins teaches marketing and economics at Millsaps Career and Technology Center. She’s been at Millsaps for 12 years, teaching for 14 years and with the Starkville school district for 19 years.
She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Mississippi State University.