Atlanta teacher is a finalist for statewide honor

Atlanta’s teacher of the year is also a finalist to become the Georgia teacher of the year.

Tamika Nicole Ball, a math teacher at Therrell High School, is one of 10 finalists for the statewide honor. Ball was previously named 2012-2013 teacher of the year for Atlanta Public Schools.

The winner will be announced at the Georgia Teacher of the Year Banquet on May 3.