One special Bay County teacher was honored Thursday night as teacher of the year among five other finalists.
The annual event honors noteworthy teachers from Bay District Schools.
The five finalists included Jennifer Collier from Mosley High School, Tracey Sirmans from Everitt Middle School, David Hicks from Mowat Middle School, Brandon Mullins from Parker Elementary and Andrea Purdie from Southport Elementary.
The 2013 Teacher of the Year is Brandon Mullins.
There were nearly 40 other nominees for teacher of the year.