Indiana Teacher of the Year honored

Teacher of the Year (WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The state awarded one deserving educator the honor of Teacher of the Year.

The 2018 recipient was Jerome Flewelling, who teaches Advanced Placement physics and chemistry at Crown Point High School.

Flewelling is a graduate of Taylor University and has been a teacher for more than 20 years.

As the winner, he received, among other things, $1,000 from Kroger.

Flewelling will now go on to represent the state in the national teacher of the year competition.

WISH-TV’s Nina Criscuolo emceed the event.