NBC33 Excellence In Education: April Winner- Lori Fiechter (VIDEO)

By Ian Hoover- NBC33

April 24, 2014 Updated Apr 24, 2014 at 4:29 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (NBC33) -- The Excellence in Education Award for April goes to Lori Fiechter, a Spanish teacher at Adams Central High School.

Teachers and school administrators have one of the most important jobs out there, but often go without the recognition they truly deserve. That's why NBC33 is so proud to announce the Excellence in Education Award, highlighting exceptional teachers right here in our own community.

Each month, the winning teacher will get $500 to buy books from the Bookmark and a plaque to display from AMS Uniforms/Markfore. They will receive four memberships to CORE. Last but not least, they'll also get a fantastic watch, courtesy of Bradley Gough Diamonds, valued at $500.

You can nominate a special teacher in your life by going to NBC33.com and clicking on the "contest" page.

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