Jennifer Kerry receives Mississippi State’s Outstanding Teacher Intern Award

Published 9:20 am Monday, December 18, 2023

Mississippi State University College of Education recently acknowledged 12 graduates, including Jennifer Kerry of Carriere, for their exemplary work as teacher interns in various school districts across Mississippi and Alabama.

The recipients were honored with the Outstanding Teacher Intern Award, recognizing their exceptional performance during internships at public schools in Mississippi and Hoover, Alabama. The awardees demonstrated high professionalism, performance, and commitment to the teaching profession throughout their internship.

A music education major, Jennifer Kerry stood out for her contributions while interning in the Desoto County School District.

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Teresa Jayroe, Dean of MSU College of Education, commented on the recognition: “I am pleased to honor the recipients of the Outstanding Teacher Intern Award. Their exceptional performance, professionalism, and dedication have set them apart during their teaching internships. They represent the future of the teaching profession, and we are proud to celebrate their achievements.”

The MSU College of Education encompasses five academic departments, a division of education, one research unit, and several service units. Additional information about the college is available at This recognition underscores the commitment and quality of teaching provided by Mississippi State University, showcasing the achievements of graduates like Jennifer Kerry in education.