Vazquez among state finalists
 for national teaching award


Lorna Vazquez


Granton High School mathematics teacher Lorna Vazquez is among six state educators who will vie for a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science teaching as Wisconsin’s finalists in the national recognition program.

In congratulating the finalists, State Superintendent of Schools Elizabeth Burmaster called them the “best of a cadre of outstanding teachers in Wisconsin.

“Quality educators in the classroom are central to student academic achievement and closing the achievement gap,” the superintendent said.  “I commend you for sharing your love of mathematics and science with our students through your devotion to teaching.”

Vazquez, along with the other finalists, will have their applications forwarded to the national level and receive National Science Foundation State certificates for excellence in teaching at an awards program and recep-(there was no more to the article).


From the Clark County Press, Neillsville, WI

January 16, 2008, Page 2

Transcribed by Dolores Mohr Kenyon, January 20, 2008

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