The National Society of High School Scholars has named Biloxi High School teachers Tracy Campbell and Matt Buckley as Claes Nobel Educators of Distinction.
Campbell and Buckley were two of three teachers from Mississippi to be receive the award, which recognizes teacher role models who have made a lasting difference in their classroom by encouraging students to strive for excellence.
The scholars society, founded in 2002, has a membership of over 650,000 students representing 20,000 high schools in 120 countries around the globe. Student members nominate the educator who made the most significant contribution to their academic career.
As Educators of Distinction, Campbell and Buckley traveled last month to Tulane University in New Orleans to receive a certificate and letter of appreciation from Claes Nobel, founder of the society and a member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.
To see photos of the awards presentations to Campbell and Buckley, click here.