Baker Middle School math teacher Dacia Irvin is surprised in her classroom by Muscogee County School District superintendent David Lewis as members of the Muscogee Educational Excellence Foundation announce that she is one of three finalists for the 2019 MCSD Teacher of the Year award Thursday, March 7, 2019.
Baker Middle School math teacher Dacia Irvin is surprised in her classroom by Muscogee County School District superintendent David Lewis as members of the Muscogee Educational Excellence Foundation announce that she is one of three finalists for the 2019 MCSD Teacher of the Year award Thursday, March 7, 2019. Darrell Roaden Special to the Ledger-Enquirer
Baker Middle School math teacher Dacia Irvin is surprised in her classroom by Muscogee County School District superintendent David Lewis as members of the Muscogee Educational Excellence Foundation announce that she is one of three finalists for the 2019 MCSD Teacher of the Year award Thursday, March 7, 2019. Darrell Roaden Special to the Ledger-Enquirer

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