Teacher Academy student, Khalil Triplett, earned first place in a competitive event at Mississippi Future Educators Association State Leadership Conference. Khalil competed in the lesson plan and delivery event. This event required Khalil to teach a lesson. He chose to teach a Pre-Algebra lesson to Clint Knight's seventh grade class at Philadelphia Middle School. Khalil planned a lesson, wrote a lesson plan, and taught one class period. He submitted his lesson plans, video, and a reflection on his teaching experience. This accomplishment will earn Khalil a scholarship to East Central Community College. Khalil is a junior at Philadelphia High School and second-year student at Philadelphia Neshoba County Career Technical Center, a division of East Central Community College.