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Carol Ann Franklin named Mississippi’s Council for Exceptional Children

FranklinSeptember 16, 2022


Veteran Clinton Junior High School teacher Carol Ann Franklin was named the Mississippi’s Council for Exceptional Children Teacher of the Year.


Franklin was recognized during the council’s annual conference at The Refuge Conference Center in Flowood on Thursday, September 15.


Clinton Junior High School principal Tamikia Billings said Mrs. Franklin’s presence as a leader is felt every day on her campus. 


“Her leadership, knowledge, dedication and ability to build positive relationships are only a few of her great attributes,” Billings said. “We are extremely honored and proud that Mrs. Franklin is a teacher at Clinton Junior High School.”


“Mrs. Franklin embodies the idea that all children belong, and all children deserve a quality education,” said Clinton Public School District superintendent Dr. Andy Schoggin. “She discovers avenues for all of her students to experience success and serves as an advocate for the families of her students.”


Franklin was previously named Clinton Junior High School’s teacher of the year in 2003, 2015 and 2021, and has been a longtime member of Mississippi’s Council for Exceptional Children.