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Heritage HS teacher Gail Alexander wins the EACS Teacher of the Year Award.

Fanfare and cheers for Teacher of the Year

Photos by Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette
BELOW: EACS Superintendent Ken Folks, left, and Heritage Principal Matt Widenhoefer congratulate Alexander for receiving the district’s Teacher of the Year Award. She has spent 23 years as a teacher, all of them at Heritage.
LEFT: Gail Alexander, an English teacher at Heritage High School, shows off some of the gifts she received Thursday as the East Allen County Schools Teacher of the Year.