NBC33 Excellence In Education: Nov. Winner - Nicole Veit (VIDEO)

By Emma Koch - NBC33

November 15, 2013 Updated Nov 15, 2013 at 2:38 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (NBC33) -- The Excellence in Education Award for November goes to Nicole Veit, a first year Principal at Waterloo Elementary.

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 NBC 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'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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