Lafayette Teacher Best in State

POSTED: Monday, July 20, 2009 - 9:54am

UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 11:58pm

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Paul Breaux Middle School teacher Holly
Franks Boffy is the 2010 state Teacher of the Year.
She was named such at the third annual Cecil J. Picard Educator
Excellence Symposium and Celebration in Baton Rouge on Friday.
Along with the honor, she was awarded with a one-year lease of a
new Mercedes-Benz and several other prizes.
Boffy competed against 21 other regional finalists from
elementary, middle and high schools across the state.
The social studies teacher has eight years of experience under
her belt and was the only Lafayette Parish teacher to become a
regional finalist.
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