2004 National Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture Award
Ms. Amy Duplechin
is a sixth grade science teacher at Central Middle School in Eunice, Louisiana. Mrs. Duplechin is a graduate of McNeese State University with a Bachelor of Arts in K-8 Education. She has been teaching since 1994.. Amy says that it's important that both she and her students be challenged everyday. "There's never a day when I don't walk out of here saying 'I learned something today,'" says Duplechin.
Amy has been the recipient of many awards including the Church Point Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Month and KJJB-KEUN Teacher of the Week. In 2003, she was awarded the honor of being selected the Louisiana Science Teachers Association Middle School Science Teacher of the Year.