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Teacher of the Year for 2017--Keenan Lee
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Monday, May 01, 2017
Keenan Lee
Keenan Lee

Congratulations to Mr. Keenan Lee who has been selected by his colleagues as the 2017 Teacher of the Year!

Keenan Xavier Lee was born and raised in Milledgeville, the antebellum capitol of Georgia. He attended the historically private middle/high school, Georgia Military College Preparatory Academy for 6 years and graduated with distinction in 2007. After graduating high school, Lee left his hometown to attend college at Armstrong State University in Savannah, Georgia, where he studied mathematics with a focus in actuarial science. While at Armstrong, he was inducted into 2 national honor societies - Pi Mu Epsilon and Omicron Delta Kappa; and graduated with a bachelor of science degree in mathematics, with high honors (magna cum laude). In 2012, Lee moved to Atlanta, Georgia to become a mathematics teacher at Lithia Springs High School. Since 2014, Lee has served as the mathematics department chair, where he established and chartered the school’s first national mathematics honor society, Mu Alpha Theta. He currently teaches Post-AP Engineering Calculus, AP Calculus AB/BC. He was recently recognized as 2017 STAR Teacher for Lithia Springs High School and the Douglas County School System. He is a recent graduate of the University of Georgia with a master of education in Educational Administration & Policy. Lee comes from a family involved in education and public service. His mother is a formerly elected Baldwin County Board of Education member and currently an elementary school assistant principal; his father is a retired educator and coach; his brother is a teacher in Florida; and his sister is currently a Mercer University student studying public policy.

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