AFFTON, Mo. (KMOX) – Students in the Affton School District will be returning to class on Wednesday, August 15.

One teacher there got a wonderful surprise, Friday, as she was preparing her classroom for the new term.

The Missouri Department of Education named Cathy Cartier the “Teacher of the Year” in Missouri for the upcoming year.

Cartier teaches English at Affton High School.

She’ll represent the Show Me State in the national teacher of the year competition.


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