COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A teacher in Columbus is catching the eye of people across Georgia.
Shelby Merriweather, a Muscogee County School District teacher, is one of Georgia Power's recipients of a grant for new teachers.
Merriweather earned a $1,000 New Teacher Assistance Grant, which provides the state's newest teachers with funds to purchase classroom supplies and to start their teaching careers.
Georgia Power highlighted 42 new teachers throughout the state to receive the grant.
Congratulations to Mrs. Merriweather.