The Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Teacher of the Year for the Rio Grande Valley is Ruby Martinez, a teacher at Del Castillo Elementary School.  She was honored at the Del Castillo campus on Friday, May 5, 2017 along with Hugo Salinas, a Porter ECHS teacher who was named 1st Runner Up, and Jacob Banda, the 2nd Runner Up from Palmview High School.  Martinez received $500 plus $500 for her school.  Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, in partnership with Oak Farms, Hygeia and Price’s, recognized the three teachers.