MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High School's Molly Winters Diallo is Miami-Dade County Public Schools' Teacher of the Year, Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho announced Thursday night.
Winters received the "golden apple" for the 2019 Francisco R. Walker Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year during a ceremony at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Miami Airport & Convention Center. Kendall Toyota will be giving her the keys to a new car.
"Many of her students routinely score above the global mean scores in the U.S. History End-of-Course exam and the Advanced Placement Psychology and Human Geography exams," MDCPS spokeswoman Daisy Gonzalez-Diego said in a statement.
Five of her students were selected for U.S. State Department youth leadership programs in Cambodia and Indonesia, and another student spent a year in India as part of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad program, according to Gonzalez-Diego.
Miami Norland Senior High School's Stephanie Pierre received the Rookie Teacher of the Year award.