PONTOTOC COUNTY, OK -- A Pontotoc County teacher has been announced as a finalist for Oklahoma Teacher of the Year.
Vanoss Prekindergarten teacher, Susan Rindal, is one of 12 up for the award.
Rindal has 15 years of teaching experience.
The winner will be announced at the Oklahoma State Fair in September. They will go on to represent the state in the National Teacher of the Year competition, and receive over $50,000 in cash and prizes.