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Two Fayette County teachers receive Lexmark International’s Educating Excellence Award

Lexmark International Inc. has honored two Fayette County Public Schools classroom instructors with the company’s Educating Excellence award. Linda Dewees, a math teacher at Henry Clay High School, and Nami Stager, a STEM teacher at Wellington Elementary, were surprised in front of their students and colleagues. Linda Dewees (Photos Provided) At Henry Clay, Dewees strives to make math lessons fun...

Lexington Rotarians name math teacher at Henry Clay High the 'Great Teacher' for 2013

Linda Dewees, who teaches math at Henry Clay High School, has received the 2013 John R. Bryden Great Teacher Award from the Rotary Club of Lexington.   Dewees, who earned her bachelor’s degree and Rank II at the University of Kentucky, serves on the budget committee and the advanced-placement committee at Henry Clay and leads the Algebra 1 PLC (professional learning community). And although...