With the nominations for this year's Worcestershire Education Awards about to close, teacher Georgie Lott has been speaking about her rollercoaster year since winning in 2017.
Georgie, a teacher at Nunnery Wood High School, scooped Worcestershire Teacher of the Year at last year's awards.
Coming to the school as a newly qualified teacher, Georgie is in her eighth year of teaching at Nunnery Wood and said she was drawn to Worcestershire by the excellent reputation of the school.
Georgie Lott, Associate Assistant Headteacher & Curriculum leader of Science at Nunnery Wood said: "I know so many colleagues in my school alone that do a phenomenal job and are fantastic teachers, so it's difficult to just recognize one person.
"But on behalf of Nunnery it was an award for us as a school. There are a lot of teachers that work really hard in the school and I'm just one small cog of that."
The Worcestershire Education Awards, run by Worcester News, celebrates teachers and all of those who work in education. The awards evening is a chance for those nominated to be recognised with full red carpet treatment and meet other nominees.
Speaking about the 2017 ceremony, Georgie said: "The night was awe-inspiring and it made you realise that you are part of something bigger. It wasn't just a teacher, or a school, it was the education system as a whole, lots of different people who work with kids in lots of different ways. It was a room full of educational people that all have the same goal and all want to inspire the next generation."
Worcestershire County Council is for the second year running sponsoring the Teacher/Lecturer of the Year category for the 2018's Education awards.
Nine out of ten of council run schools in Worcestershire are currently rated 'Good' or 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, and the awards are a reflection of the hard work and dedication of teachers across the county.
The deadline for nominations is the 20th of April.
To nominate a teacher click here http://www.worcesternews.co.uk/awards/worcestershire_education_awards/