Hobgood Elementary School first-grade teacher Brianna Mason made history Saturday when she became the first black woman to be crowned Miss Tennessee.
Murfreesboro City Schools said Mason’s crowning was a first.
“Congratulations Brianna Mason, 1st grade teacher at Hobgood Elementary on being crowned Miss Tennessee tonight,” MCS said in a statement Saturday. “There are a bunch of excited principals and teachers in Murfreesboro tonight. She made history and we are so proud!”
Dr. Linda Gilbert, MCS superintendent, tweeted, “What a fantastic representative of the most important profession in the world—teaching!”