Missouri Teacher of the Year finalist from Carl Junction


CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — The list of finalists for Missouri Teacher of the Year includes a name from Carl Junction.

Rachel Hensley is one of seven educators from around the state to make the final cut before the overall winner is announced.

She’s a teacher for gifted students at the Carl Junction Junior High School. Hensley was one of about three dozen teachers named as a regional teacher of the year, a group that also included Gina Naas of the nevada school district.

The winner is expected to be announced next month.

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