Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun May 24, 2020
PHOTO BY: Staci Vandagriff

Tiffany Harper, who teaches oral communications, was recently named Teacher of the Year for Jacksonville High School. She has been with the district for four years, making the move to be closer to her family.

The push to be better

One day, in the middle of her English class when she was in high school, Tiffany Harper was asked to teach gerunds, or verbs functioning as nouns, to about 10 of her classmates at West Side High School in Greers Ferry. “I taught gerunds, and I went on for about five minutes, and my teacher said I was a real natural at it,” Harper said. “I thought it was a lot of fun, and I wanted to do it again. “I like going into school every day and h... READ MORE

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