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WCU Student Named Outstanding Intern

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 9, 2013 - Hanna Moore of Richton, a senior elementary education major at William Carey University, was recently named a 2013 Outstanding Teacher Intern by the Mississippi Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (MACTE). During a ceremony at the Mississippi Department of Education building in Jackson, she was honored alongside other outstanding teacher interns and met Interim State Superintendent of Education Dr. Lynn House.

Moore is currently student teaching at Runnelstown Elementary School in Petal. She has also worked as a substitute teacher in the Richton school district, and as a student worker in the WCU admissions office. Since her freshman year at WCU, Moore has maintained a 4.0 GPA and been named to the President’s List for four consecutive years. She is also a member of Alpha Chi National Honor Society and a Carey Scholar. Carey Scholars are select students chosen to be part of the Presidential Honors Program based on academic excellence.

Affiliated with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, MACTE is vitally interested in the support and enhancement of all aspects of education in Mississippi. Its members work cooperatively within the organization, as well as with the Mississippi Department of Education and other state-wide education groups.
 

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Pictured is (left to right) Hanna Moore of Richton, a senior elementary education major at William Carey University, with Tammie Brown, associate professor of education and chair of the department of curriculum and instruction, after Moore was recognized for being named a 2013 Outstanding Teacher Intern by the Mississippi Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.