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Keela Wright named Fayetteville High School's ‘Teacher of the Year’

Keela Wright, a math and special education instructor at Fayetteville High School, has been honored as the school’s “Teacher of the Year”.

This year marks her 17th year of teaching and her 10th with the Fayetteville City School System. 

“Mrs. Wright is a phenomenal teacher and deeply cares for the students at FHS,” said Adam McCormick, principal. “As a special education teacher and math interventionist, she devotes herself to the success of her students. A true member of Tiger Family, she never bats an eye when someone is in need or a job needs to be done.

“It is truly an honor and blessing to have one such as her be a part of the Fayetteville High School staff,” he added.

Mrs. Wright holds a specialist in education degree from Middle Tennessee State University, a master's degree from Middle Tennessee State University and a bachelor's degree from Athens State University. 

She serves as sponsor of the Leo Club at Fayetteville High School. 

Mrs. Wright resides on the family farm where she grew up, along with her husband of 17 years, Richard, and their 12-year-old daughter, Livey. 

Mrs. Wright enjoys spending time with her family and friends whenever possible, going on vacations, watching sports and shopping.