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Hillsborough Teacher Dr. Dre Graham Wins the 2020 Florida Teacher of the Year

July 18, 2019

For Immediate Release

Contact: Tanya Arja
Office of Communications
813-272-4060

 

Tampa, Fla. – (July 18, 2019) – At a gala event in Orlando tonight, King High School music teacher, Dr. Dakeyan “Dre” Graham, was announced as the 2020 Florida Teacher of the Year. Dr. Graham accepted the honor in front of a packed crowd including Superintendent Jeff Eakins, School Board members, fellow King High School educators and Dr. Graham’s family and friends.

Video of the announcement and photos (photo 1, photo 2, photo 3).

In January, Dr. Graham was selected as Hillsborough County’s Teacher of the Year. Dr. Graham has taught instrumental music at King High School, his alma mater, for the past 10 years.

He will now serve as an education ambassador, representing all teachers across the state, addressing the present and future needs of education.

Dr. Graham is the 2nd educator from Hillsborough County Public Schools to be chosen as Florida’s Teacher of the Year in the last five years.

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