#WyoStrong: LVHS educator named ‘Unsung Heroes Contest’ winner

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(Lander, WY) – Lander Valley High School Special Education Inclusion Teacher Lannette Lahey was selected as one of the 2020 American Countess Unsung Heroes Contest winners.

The American Queen Steamboat Company organized this contest to recognize individuals who go above and beyond to support their communities in response to COVID-19, according to the contest information.

Lahey was one of four winners and received a free vacation aboard AQSC’s newest riverboat – American Countess. This paddlewheeler travels in the Tennessee, Ohio, Cumberland, and Mississippi rivers.

Her nominator, Michael Antonovich, shared the following:

A fellow dedicated educator, Lannette teaches braille and Special Education Math Inclusion at Lander Valley High School. With classes comprised primarily of seniors, Lannette’s priority was ensuring her students could still graduate, despite the challenges brought on by COVID-19. -Michael Antonovich

You can read more about Lahey, and the other winners by clicking here.


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