Springdale Teacher Named One Of Four Semi-Finalists For Arkansas Teacher Of The Year

Photo from left: Springdale Associate Superintendent Dr. Marcia Smith, Springdale Superintendent Dr. Jim Rollins, Arkansas Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist Joel Lookadoo of Lakeside Junior High, Arkansas Department of Education Secretary Johnny Key.

ARKANSAS (TB&P) — Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Department of Education Secretary Johnny Key announced Thursday (Aug. 1) the four teachers named 2020 Arkansas Teacher of the Year State semi-finalists. The semi-finalists were selected among 15 regional finalists and were recognized at an event today at the Governor’s Mansion.

Joel Lookadoo teaches ninth-grade Algebra 1  at Lakeside Junior High in Springdale. He’s one of the four finalists up for the award.

Click here to read about the other finalists from our partners at Talk Business and Politics.

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