Local paraprofessional wins the Florida School-Related Employee of the Year

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG) - The Florida School-Related Employee of the Year Program recognizes outstanding education support personnel for the significant contributions they make to their schools and district school systems.

This year's winner comes from one of our area schools. In this week's education segment, she joined us in our studio to tell us more about that experience.

Bethany Lucas of Merritt Brown Middle School was this year's winner. She accepted the award back in May. Lucas is an Autism Paraprofessional.

The teacher and support teacher of the year for Bay County will be announced this Saturday at the Gretchen Nelson Scott Fine Arts Center at 10 a.m.

To learn more about Lucas watch Paris's full interview.

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