LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - A local Educator was named Teacher of the year in state wide poll.
Andrea Garza received the prestigious honor from a panel of representatives from the Texas Association of School Administrators.
United South held a ceremony to congratulate Mrs. Garza on her achievement.
The award is dedicated to thousands of educators across the state who inspire students to excel both in and beyond the classroom.
Blue Bell Creameries celebrated Mrs. Garza by giving her four gallons of ice cream, and a serving for all the students in attendance.