Congratulations to Perry's Teacher of the Year for 2016-2017 Lori Hargrove, our Reading Specialist.
Mrs. Hargrove has been married for 17 years and has two daughters who attend Mansfield ISD. She earned the degree of a Master of Education in Reading and English as a Second Language from Dallas Baptist University in May 2010. Her Bachelor of Arts degree in English was earned from The University of Texas at Arlington in May 1998.
Mrs. Hargrove has taught for 19 years with the past 13 years in Mansfield ISD and the last four years as a Reading Specialist. She recently was honored with the Mirabeau B. Lamar Award for Excellence in Education in November 2016.
Mrs. Hargrove's favorite quote to tell her students is “The brain is a muscle. Like any muscle, the more you use that muscle, the stronger it is! Flex that muscle by reading!”. She is always encouraging her students to "keep reading!"