Evans named Jefferson County Career and Technical Center’s 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year

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For Immediate Release: January 1, 2021

Evans named Jefferson County Career and Technical Center’s 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year

The Jefferson County School District is pleased to announce that Mr. Keith Evans has been selected as Teacher of the Year at the Jefferson County Career and Technical Center for the 2020-2021 school year.

Mr. Evans is a 2005 graduate of Port Gibson High School.  He received an Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Education degree in Carpentry Technology from Hinds Community College.  He is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in General Studies Physical Ed/Recreation at Alcorn State University.  Keith is scheduled to graduate in May 2021. 

Mr. Evans has been employed with the Jefferson County School District as the Construction Core & Carpentry trade teacher since August of 2018.  He is currently a member of Skills USA and the National Technical Honor Society.

Keith is the husband of Takeydra Evans and the father of two sons and one daughter: Keith Evans Jr. (4 years old), Legend Evans (1 month old), and Paisleigh Evans (2 years old).

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife traveling and having family get-togethers (at least before the pandemic quarantined all of us).  He also enjoys putting his talents in construction to use daily by building porches, dog houses, sheds, etc. 

“I am very dedicated to encouraging my students (through my teaching) to put their construction talents to use and become successful in life,” said Mr. Evans.