Kellie Jones instructs her fourth grade students.
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A 25-year veteran teacher at Taylor County Elementary School, Kellie Jones, received one of the highest honors in the teaching profession when she was named the 2017 Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year last week.

Jones has spent her entire career teaching fourth-grade students at TCES, and she has mostly taught science.

“I just love what I’m doing,” Jones said.