Educator named teacher of year

YOUNGSTOWN — Tiffany Lewis, a first-grade teacher at Volney Rogers Elementary School ,was selected Teacher of the Year for the Ohio School Board of Education District 8.

Lewis, who has spent the last seven years of her 13-year teaching career with Youngstown City School District, was also selected Teacher of the Year for the district.

The District 8 win puts Lewis in line to contend for Ohio’s 2020 Teacher of the Year honor.

District 8 includes all of Mahoning County and 10 other counties and parts of two counties south along the Ohio River.