Mississippi College

Mississippi College Graduate Competes for Presidential Award

November 24, 2008

Mississippi College graduate Myra Kinchen is a superb teacher at Clinton Park Elementary.

Her hard work with first graders and dedication in the classroom is getting noticed across Mississippi. National recognition may come next. Kinchen is a state finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

A 17-year teaching veteran in the Clinton district, Kinchen is one of three Mississippi elementary school science teachers eligible to receive the presidential award. It is America?