2013 Academy Star Award winners announced

EPS, a division of School Specialty, today announced the winners of its 2013 Academy Star Awards, which honor students who have overcome significant challenges to build proficiency in reading and math, as well as teachers who go above and beyond to help their students improve their skills. Four students were recognized as Academy Stars and two teachers earned Academy Teachers of Excellence honors.

Michael C., a fourth grader from Vicksburg Intermediate School, Vicksburg, Miss., and Greg J., a seventh grader from the Cooperative Behavior Center (CBC), Garland, Texas, are the Academy Star Students of the Year and will each receive a $100 gift card to Amazon.com.

Two Academy Teachers of Excellence, Donna Dwiggins, Pearl River Central Upper Elementary School, Carriere, Miss., and Tangle Luckett, Camden Elementary School, Camden, Miss., will receive a $100 gift card to Amazon.com and a $350 gift certificate to be used towards the purchase of materials from the EPS catalog. Dwiggins is honored for her teaching with the Academy of MATH® and Luckett is honored for her teaching with the Academy of READING®.

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