three women standing with throphys

Mandy Perez, center, a 6th-grade English and language arts teacher at Crittenden County Middle School, was named the 2023 Kentucky Teacher of the Year in an in-person ceremony on Sept. 20 at the Kentucky State Capitol Rotunda. Hopkins County’s Kelly Gates, right, was named the Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Woodford County’s Amber Sergent, left, was named as the High School Teacher of the Year.
Photo by Shelby Stills, Sept. 20, 2022