District 10 State Senator Andy Berke, D-Chattanooga, has been named the Tennessee PTA 2012 Outstanding Legislator of the Year.
The Hamilton County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations and the Normal Park PTA nominated him for the award.
Berke will be honored at the Tennessee PTA annual awards banquet on May 5 at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville.
Kevin rejoined the Times Free Press in August 2011 as the Southeast Tennessee K-12 education reporter. He worked as an intern in 2009, covering the communities of Signal Mountain, Red Bank, Collegedale and Lookout Mountain, Tenn. A native Kansan, Kevin graduated with bachelor's degrees in journalism and sociology from the University of Kansas. After graduating, he worked as an education reporter in Hutchinson, Kan., for a year before coming back to Chattanooga. Honors include a ...