The Winona Education Association announced their teacher of the year winner Friday during a surprise visit to Winona Senior High School.
Chosen to receive the honor by her fellow teachers was Lora Hill, a special education instructor and advisor to the school's Fortitude Club.
Hill was named the W-E-A's 2013-14 Teacher of theYear.
She is now eligible to compete for the Minnesota Teacher of the Year honors. That winner will be announced next spring.
The Winona School District has had two Minnesota Teacher's of the Year in recent years.....