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LPS' 2013 Scottish Rite winner honored

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By: Bill Schammert
bschammert@klkntv.com

Superintendent Steve Joel started the 2013 Scottish Rite Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award ceremony with a simple statement.

"There is no job more important to our community and our society than being a teacher," Joel said.

For the educators that guide and instruct the nearly 40,000 Lincoln Public Schools students, there's no bigger honor than the this.

Monday, that award was given to Bev White.  White has been with LPS for 37 years.  She's been a special education teacher at Hawthorne and Humann elementaries and now serves on the district-wide support staff.

It's a job she knew she wanted in high school.

"I just thought I could help any student, no matter what the disability might be," White said.

Going to school at a young age with several special needs students translated into a career that's spanned nearly four decades.

"There's an art to making it fun for kids, making it creative, making sure that everything you do is related back to that student."

After almost 50 winners, White is the first special education teacher to receive the award.

A special video was played during the ceremony; White's peers sharing just what her passion and dedication has meant to them.

And after so many years, White still looks to the future.

"There's more to do and there's still another student out there, that I haven't met, that I think, I can help you learn."

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