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Lisa Schencker has covered K-12 education for The Salt Lake Tribune since 2007. Before that, she covered education in California and communities in Northeastern Pennsylvania. As an education reporter, she visits classrooms and talks with teachers, parents, kids and policymakers.

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Murray educators honored

The Murray Education Foundation has annouced the winners of the 8th Annual Pinnacle Awards honoring "outstanding efforts of excellence in education." Each of the below winners will receive $500.

This year's winners include:

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- Allison Bulson – Murray High School physics teacher (6 yrs. teaching, all in Murray schools)

- Kelli Kercher – Horizon Elementary special education teacher (20 yrs. teaching/all in Murray schools)

- Danelle Nessen – Grant Elementary kindergarten teacher (22 yrs. teaching/10 yrs. Murray schools)

- Judith Payne – Kennecott Nature Center Coordinator/teacher (10 yrs. teaching in Murray schools)

- Richard Tranter – Superintendent, Murray School District (29 yrs. in Murray schools/35 yrs. in education)

- Christy Waite – Murray High School English teacher (9 yrs. teaching, all in Murray schools)

- Brayden Cooper – IT Department, Classified Employee (13 yrs. Murray School District)

- Bridgette Stowell – PTA Volunteer


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