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The Council of Chief State School Officers, in partnership with Encyclopaedia Brittanica Inc., has honored 54 teachers as state teachers of the year as part of its National Teacher of the Year program. The honorees and their schools are listed below by state.

Alabama. Rebecca Anne Jolly, Phillips Preparatory School, Mobile. Alaska. Matthew Weaver, Colony High School, Palmer. Arizona. Margo Stone, Centennial Elementary School, Tucson. Arkansas. Lois C. Freeman, University Heights Elementary School, Jonesboro. California. Sandra McBrayer, Homeless Outreach School Program, San Diego. Colorado. Marjorie E. West, Glennon Heights Elementary School, Lakewood. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Ernesto O. Alano, Hopwood Junior High School, Saipan.

Connecticut. Judith S. Gross, John Winthrop School, Bridgeport. Delaware. Patricia Buchanan, Thurgood Marshall Elementary School, Newark. Department of Defense Dependents Schools. Sarah J. Yoshida, Seoul American Elementary School, Seoul, South Korea. District of Columbia. Barbara P. Bennett, Benjamin Banneker Academic High School, Washington. Florida. Jerry Murray, Adams Junior High School, Tampa. Georgia. Vallye Blanton, Lake Park Elementary School, Lake Park. Hawaii. Marlene K. Hirata, Pohakea Elementary School, Ewa Beach.

Idaho. Colleen Kelsey, New Vision Alternative High School, Post Falls. Illinois. Adela Coronado-Greeley, Inter-American Magnet School, Chicago. Indiana. Francis Kemba Mustapha, South Side High School, Fort Wayne. Iowa. Keith A. Robinson, Maple Valley Community School, Mapleton. Kansas. Nancy J. Costigan, Kennedy Middle School, Hays. Kentucky. Earl W. Hughes, New Haven Elementary School, Union. Louisiana. Veronica S. Harts, Fairview Elementary School, Lake Charles.

Maine. Dorothy A. Neal, Sacopee Valley High School, Cornish. Maryland. Bonnie L. Walston, Parkside High School, Salisbury. Massachusetts. Virginia K. Freyermuth, Duxbury Junior/Senior High School, Duxbury. Michigan. Robert L. Van Camp, Henry Ford 2nd High School, Sterling Heights. Minnesota. Bonnie Marie Lutz, Evansville Elementary School, Evansville. Mississippi. Carolyn Cadney, Biloxi High School, Biloxi. Missouri. Claudette M. Scott, Ingels Elementary School, Kansas City.

Montana. Kay Brost, Broadus Elementary School, Broadus. Nebraska. Lynn R. Kaufman, Harvey Oaks Elementary School, Omaha. Nevada. Michael D. Soliday, McGill Elementary School, McGill. New Hampshire. Joyce V. Morgan, Exeter Area Junior and Senior High Schools, Exeter. New Jersey. Johnette Lyn Bennett, North Warren Regional High School, Blairstown. New Mexico. Linda S. Bates, Roswell High School, Roswell. New York. Anita Skop, P.S. 199-K, New York City.

North Carolina. Sarah M. Pratt, McDowell High School, Marion. North Dakota. Bonnie M. Smith, Hettinger Public School, Hettinger. Ohio. Jacqueline Kay Collier, Cline Elementary School, Centerville. Oklahoma. Mary Jane Bassett, Woodward High School, Woodward. Oregon. Joanne E. Johnson, Goshen Elementary School, Eugene. Pennsylvania. Yvonne F. Savior, Tilden Middle School, Philadelphia. Puerto Rico. Nellie Lebron-Robles, Mediania Alta Elementary School, Loiza.

Rhode Island. Linda Jean Filomeno, William D'Abate Elementary School, Providence. South Carolina. Dodie Burns Magill, Pelham Road Elementary School, Greenville. South Dakota. Glenna N. Fouberg, Aberdeen Public Schools, Aberdeen. Tennessee. Frank Bluestein, Germantown High School, Germantown. Texas. Mary Elizabeth Fortenberry, Newton High School, Newton. Utah. Scott J. Hendrickson, American Fork High School, American Fork. Vermont. Cheri Skurdall, North Country Union High School, Newport.

Virginia. Suzanne T. Goodrich, Walker-Grant Middle School, Fredericksburg. Washington. Carol J. Coe, Puyallup High School, Puyallup. West Virginia. Jerry D. Stover, Clay County High School, Clay. Wisconsin. Mary Weddig, Merrill Junior High School, Merrill. Wyoming. Sharon Yovich, Thayer Elementary School, Laramie.

LeVar Burton, host of "Reading Rainbow,'' the Public Broadcasting Service children's series, has been honored with an Image Award from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

The Lloyd A. Fry Foundation, Chicago, Ill., has been awarded the John R. Chandler Award by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education in recognition of its outstanding contributions to independent schools.

U.S. Sen. James M. Jeffords, R-Vt., was recently awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the National Association of Elementary School Principals for his outstanding service to education.

Barbara Jones, chair of the board, Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, Washington, D.C., was recently honored with the 1994 Seymour Preston Award by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education for exceptional commitment to and leadership of her school.

Susan Loucks-Horsley, senior associate, The NETWORK Inc., Andover, Mass., has been awarded the Contribution to Staff Development Award by the National Staff Development Council.

Frederick and Patricia McKissack, authors, have received the Elementary Carter G. Woodson Book Award from the National Council for the Social Studies for their book Madame C.J. Walker! Self-Made Millionaire.

Morton Schindel, founder and president of Weston Woods Studios, Weston, Conn., has been named the Distinguished Alumnus for 1994 by Teachers College, Columbia University.

Richard O. Walker 3rd, director of development, Landon School, Bethesda, Md., has been awarded the 1994 Robert Bell Crow Memorial Award by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education for distinguished service to his school, to the education profession, and to CASE.

Mildred Pitts Walter, author, has received the Secondary Carter G. Woodson Book Award from the National Council for the Social Studies for her book Mississippi Challenges.

Vol. 13, Issue 23

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