Lynchburg City Schools Names Teacher of the Year

Lynchburg, VA - Jennifer Lovett took home the title of Lynchburg City School's Teacher of the Year.

She is a Reading Specialist at Linkhorne Elementary School and has worked with the school system the past five years.

This year, she's working with kindergarten through second grade levels who need extra help in reading.

She was overwhelmed by the news.

"I feel so honored. I know I work with a group of exceptional people so it means a lot to represent Lynchburg City and the teachers in this division."

Lovett takes home the title, flowers and a car, which she says she will get to drive for one year.