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Waterbury Educator Named 2016 National Teacher of the Year

May 24, 2016

Jahana Hayes is a history teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, Connecticut. She's also the 2016 National Teacher of the Year. This hour, she stops by to talk about her career, her new national title, and her recent visit to the White House

Later in the program, we also check in with three upperclassmen from CBPN's Journalism and Media Academy. They reflect on some of their most influential teachers and mentors, and tell us about their goals for the future.

GUESTS:

  • Jahana Hayes - History teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, Connecticut and 2016 National Teacher of the Year
  • Adrian Sanchez - Senior at CPBN’s Journalism and Media Academy
  • Danny White, Jr. - Junior at CPBN’s Journalism and Media Academy
  • Cyncere Preston - Junior at CPBN’s Journalism and Media Academy

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Lucy Nalpathanchil and Tucker Ives contributed to this show.