Wallace Middle School Announces Teacher of the Year

A lady smiling.Congratulations to Mrs. Lori Carrigan for being named Wallace Middle School Teacher of the Year!  Mrs. Carrigan is a very hard-working and dedicated sixth grade math and science teacher.

She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree from Langston University in Oklahoma before earning her Master’s in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from East Tennessee State University.  Mrs. Carrigan has been a teacher for nineteen years, and sixteen of those years have been spent at Wallace Middle School.  She considers it an honor and a great privilege to work with so many talented teachers who help each other, work together, give their time and talents, and focus on the whole child.  She loves teaching, and she is excited to see hard-working students achieve their dreams.  Mrs. Carrigan has many mottos, but one of her favorites comes from The Wizard of Oz and can be found posted on the back wall of her classroom.  It says, “You’ve always had the power, my dear.  You just had to learn it for yourself!

Contact Person: 
Deborah Hughes