Saturday night, ESC Region 19, in conjunction with Teachers Federal Credit Union, announced the 2019 Teacher of the Year Awards Celebration Winners.
Out of 21 nominated teachers, Anna Peden, elementary school teacher from Clint ISD and Eduardo Hinojos, secondary teacher from Socorro ISD, were announced as this years teachers of the year.
Peden is a 5th grade teacher at Desert Hills Elementary School and Hinojos teaches government and political science at Americas High School.
The awards ceremony took place at the El Paso Convention Center, in front of scores of educators, friends, and family.
Peden and Hinojos will now go on to represent the region, competing for the Texas teacher of the year title.