St. Mary Catholic School teacher, Daphne McIntire received the Reaud Excellence in Education Award. This award was created to celebrate and recognize superior contributions of teachers whose leadership and dedication inspire a spirit of learning in students with all backgrounds and abilities.

Teachers are selected annually to receive this prestigious award and receive $10,000.00 in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the education system in Southeast Texas.Mrs. McIntire was one of the five middle school teachers chosen in Southeast Texas.

Pictured is Daphne McIntire with her award. In addition to her trophy, McIntire received $10,000 in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the education system.