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Oregon Honors Jacksonville Teacher

11-8 Teacher of the YearJACKSONVILLE, Ore. — A fourth grade teacher at Jacksonville Elementary has been named the 2013 Oregon History Teacher of the Year.

Teachers, students, staff and volunteers packed the gym at Jacksonville Elementary School Friday to honor Anna Meunier. Meunier has taught social studies for 22 years.

“It’s a huge honor. I’m very proud for my profession and for my school and for my school district and for my state,” Meunier said.

Students in the gym chanted her name after she was given the award.

The award also includes a $1,000 check. Jacksonville Elementary will also receive media materials donated to the school’s library.