Music Teacher Named Pitt County Teacher Of The Year

An elementary school music teacher is Pitt County's Teacher of the Year.

Joy Carter, who has taught 18 of her last 22 years at Elmhurst Elementary School, was honored today at a luncheon. She was picked among five finalists for the honor.

Carter received several gift cards, a laptop and printer compliments of area businesses as well as a new 2013 Hyundai Elantra from Pecheles Automotive Group.