Community Trust Bank Educator of the Week Award Winner

Published 03/01 2013 11:00AM

Updated 03/28 2013 03:36PM

Today we announce our first KTVE/KARD Community Trust Bank Educator of the Week Award winner.

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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