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Tammy Jerkins from Lake County was named the 2018 Macy’s and Department of Education Teacher of the Year at a ceremony in Orlando. Tammy Jerkins teaches mathematics to students in grades eighth through twelfth at Leesburg High School. During her 18-year career, Tammy has taught Algebra I, Geometry, Informal Geometry, Algebra II, Algebra II Honors, Applied Math, Intensive Mathematics, Liberal Arts Mathematics I, Liberal Arts Mathematics II, Math for College Readiness and Pre-Calculus Honors.