She's Ms. Kate Penziner from Smackover High School where she teaches science.
And the person who nominated her calls our winner an outstanding teacher who works hard to make sure her students understand lessons.
"It's very exciting I found out about it a couple of days ago. I don't know who nominated me, but it's a big honor to be recognized for hard work. I also see it as my kids having accomplished a lot and I've helped them get there and that's really important for me too."
Ms. Penziner hasn't been at Smackover long, coming to the school as part of the Teach for America Program.
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