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2014 Alabama teacher of the year

Ann Marie Corgill. Photo Credit: WSFA Ann Marie Corgill. Photo Credit: WSFA
MONTGOMERY, AL (WTVM) -

Ann Marie Corgill, a teacher at Cherokee Band Elementary School in Mountain Brook, Alabama has been named the 2014 Alabama Teacher of the Year, according to the state department of education.

Corgill was awarded the honor Thursday, May 14 at the RSA Plaza Terrace in Mongomery and competed against 12 semi-finalist. According to the state department of education website,  State Superintendent Dr. Thomas Bice called Corgill, "...a shining example of professionalism..." Corgill has taught 4th grade at Cherokee Band Elementary School since 2012.

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