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Alumna takes home Teacher of the Year award

November 29, 2018

Tamara Markey

Tamara Markey

The Indiana Department of Education awarded Lawrence Township teacher Tamara Markey  its 2018 Teacher of the Year. Markey received her Master's degree from the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI through the Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship program and now teaches Project Lead the Way (PLTW) pre-engineering at the Mackenzie Center for Innovation and Technology. Former recipients of this award, experienced educational professionals, and business and community leaders choose the winner of this award to recognize outstanding teachers from across the state. The award was given to Markey for her ability to bring real-world engineering experiences into the classroom to prepare her students for the future.

Markey receiving 2018 Teacher of the Year award.