Mar 3, 2014 at 10:32 am
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Two teachers from central Minnesota are among 33 semifinalists chosen for Minnesota's Teacher of the Year.
They are Paynesville Area High School Health and Physical Education teacher Jennifer Andrist and Milaca High School Band teacher Andrew Nelson. Candidates include pre-kindergarten through 12th grade teachers, from public or private schools.
A 25-member panel selected the semifinalists from the 128 teachers who accepted nomination this year.
The panel will meet again this month to narrow down the field to about 10 finalists. Minnesota's 50th Teacher of the Year will be announced Sunday May 4th in Bloomington.
Temp: 57°F (14°C)
Wind: 9 E