PBC 'Teacher of the Year' named

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (WFLX) - Mary Monroe of Park Vista High School has been named Teacher of the Year.

Monroe, 59,  is an English and Intensive Language Arts teacher. She started with the school district in 1998 at what was then called Jefferson Davis Middle School in Palm Springs. She has been at Park Vista for four years.

Superintendent Wayne Gent surprised her in front of her class Friday morning.

Monroe's work with improving student reading within the school set her apart according to the school district.

Aside from teaching reading students, Monroe has also written three books .
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