Teacher in the running for $10,000 to revitalize classroom


A Piatt County 3rd grade teacher has been selected as one of ten nationwide finalists to win up to $10,000 from the Great American School Spectacular.


The Great American Insurance Group is helping to revitalize three deserving classrooms, by rewarding three teachers and their schools. Kelli Benner of Deland-Weldon Elementary school is one of the finalists.


If Benner is named the winner, she plans on creating a weather center in her school to benefit grades K through 8.

Great American School Spectacular prize winners will be selected by a public vote. Voting start Feb. 3-21. For more information, go to http://www.teachersdeservethebest.com/

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