Excellence In Education: March Winner- Pam Wight (VIDEO)

By Ian Hoover- NBC33

April 24, 2014 Updated Apr 24, 2014 at 3:14 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (NBC33) -- The Excellence in Education Award for March goes to Pam Wight, a second grade "ALPHA" teacher at Aboite Elementary 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 get 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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