Lincoln High School educator announced as 2019 Teacher of the Year

Photo courtesy of the Sioux Falls School District

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - The Sioux Falls School District has announced its 2019 Teacher of the Year.

Lynn Thomason, a Latin teacher at Lincoln High School, was chosen as the 2019 Dr. John W. Harris Teacher of the Year. She received a $4,000 check along with the award.

Thomason has been a finalist four times since 2012 and has been teaching at Lincoln for the past 12 years.

There were 79 nominees for Teacher of the Year in 2019, the 31st year of the program.