Jennifer Ortega

About Jennifer Ortega

Reporter and Fill-in Anchor on the weekends. Jennifer Ortega joins our team all the way from South Florida. She's worked for CBS 12 and Hola Tv in West Palm Beach. Although she's a long way from home, she's excited to be a part of the WCBI News Team.

Video: Link Education Event at MUW

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) -It was a full house today at Mississippi University for Women as over dozens of teachers were honored in the Annual Educators are Essential event.

The event took place in the Rent Auditorium and featured Canton Public School District Superintendent, Dwight Luckett.The Link Education Committee sponsored the programas part of American Education Week.

“This is a great event, we don’t get the opportunity that often to thank our educators for all the hard work that they do and how essential they are for what they do for our community and our families so again the educators are essential is something we’ve doing for the last three years to be able to highlight that for them,” said E.J. Griffis, School Liason Officer.

Participates were treated to gifts, door prizes and a scholarship drawing all provided by community sponsors.