JHS Teacher Selected as MN Teacher of the Year Semifinalist

Published on Mar 12, 2021
Nick Hupton

Jefferson High School language arts teacher Nick Hupton has been selected as one of 25 semifinalists for the 2021 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award.

Hupton is in his 22nd year teaching and 13th at Jefferson. Hupton is the advisor for the Jefferson Literary Magazine and a member of the Jefferson and district diversity committees. He is an author and has had three young adult novels published by North Star Press, Inc.

He has a Bachelor's degree from Gustavus Adolphus College in English/secondary education and a Master's degree from Hamline University in liberal studies and creative writing.