Lawton educator receives statewide honor

Lawton educator receives statewide honor

TULSA, Okla._ A Lawton educator has a new title as the 2015 Oklahoma CareerTech teacher of the year.

Jackie Archer from Great Plains Technology Center received the honor from her peers at a state conference in Tulsa.  They say Archer built the school's biomedical science and medicine program from the ground up. It's part of a nationwide effort to improve science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs.

Archer received $10,000 for her award.