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Nominees sought for Tahoe-Truckee educator awards

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TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2016/2017 Linda Brown Fellows Awards and the Star Awards.

Linda Brown Fellows Award recipients each receive $2,000 to be used to enhance educational work in the classroom. In addition, both Linda Brown Fellows awards recipients and Star Award recipients receive $1,000 for their personal use.

The Linda Brown Fellows Award is presented to Tahoe Truckee Unified School District teachers and staff who demonstrate originality, innovation, and dedication to the teaching profession. The Star Award recognizes classified employees who positively impact the lives of the students by providing outstanding support in their positions.

Nomination forms can be found at district schools, the district office or at exined.org, and must be postmarked or hand delivered to the Excellence in Education office at 11071 Donner Pass Road in Truckee by May 5. For information, including nomination requirements, call 530-550-7984.