The Springfield School District has named it’s Teacher Of The Year for 2014. Mandy Brown was chosen for the honor by her fellow faculty members at Springfield Public Schools. She is a English Teacher who grew up on a farm near Butterfield and graduated from Butterfield-Odin High School prior to attending the University of Minnesota. Brown taught at Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s for a year before joining the faculty of Springfield High School in 2007. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Springfield Ag Teacher TJ Brown. Mandy Brown will now be a candidate for Minnesota Teacher Of The Year.