A Wantagh teacher has been named a finalist in a "Teacher of the Month" contest organized by a Long Island radio station.
Billy Jackson, a sixth grade teacher at Wantagh Middle School, is one of six Long Island teachers who were named finalists in the contest run by KJOY 98.3. The other five teachers are from Bellmore, Massapequa, Syosset, Dix Hills and West Babylon.
The "Teacher of the Month" winner for October will receives a $500 mall shopping spree. To vote for Jackson, click here.