Centennial Teacher Jay Hooper Named in 40 Under 40 List

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 9:56am

Centennial High School mathematics teacher and department chair Jay Hooper has been named as one of Central Illinois Business Magazine’s Forty Under 40. 

The awards recognize young professionals for their achievements in their careers, leadership ability and dedication to community service. 

“Mr. Hooper brings a high level of professionalism and and expertise to the classroom,” said Superintendent Dr. Judy Wiegand. "We are pleased to have him as part of our team. His work impacts the lives of our students daily as they gain the knowledge and skills they need to be prepared for 21st Century careers." 

The magazine will publish profiles of the award winners in its October issue, and they will be recognized at a luncheon October 8 at the Hilton Garden Inn. The magazine solicited nominations from the community, and winners were selected by a panel of judges. 

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