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Hadley teacher wins state PTA award

Published: Friday, April 4, 2014 4:02 p.m. CDT

WHEATON – Hadley Junior High School teacher Hillary Shumate is stunned to learn she’s been named Illinois PTA Outstanding Teacher of the Year.

The sixth grade literacy teacher was surprised March 28 with an impromptu assemby to receive the news.

The honor is the highest the state PTA can bestow.

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