MHS Teacher of the Year Award

The MHS History Teacher of the Year Award is presented annually to an outstanding teacher of middle school or high school history.  The award winner receives a $300 cash award, is invited to attend the annual meeting of the Mississippi Historical Society as the Society's guest, and is provided a complimentary one-year membership in the Society.


Deadline Date:  December 1, 2024
Requirement:  Teacher must teach history in a Mississippi school, grades 7-12.

The fields marked with * are required.

Name of Teacher Being Nominated for Award
School Address
This nomination has been submitted by (choose one)
Name of Person Who is Nominating a Teacher
Please upload a resume below that includes the teacher's contact information, educational background, teaching experience, professional and community memberships, and honors.
Please upload an essay below from the teacher that answers three questions.  What are your goals as a history teacher?  What makes you an outstanding history teacher?  How is your classroom special?  (Two-page limit)
Please upload below supporting statements from three persons familiar with the teacher's work.  (One-page limit per statement)