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The National Liberty Museum Celebrates Remarkable Educators at 10th Annual ‘Teacher as Hero’ Award Ceremony, Sponsored by State Farm

Ten Educators Honored for Inspiring, Educating and Motivating Students – Brought to Life in ‘Teacher as Hero’ Museum Exhibit

Philadelphia, PA (May 7, 2016) — On May 7, 2016, the National Liberty Museum (NLM) proudly celebrated the winners of its 10th annual ‘Teacher as Hero’ Award, presented by State Farm®, an award presented to 10 Greater Philadelphia area educators honored for standing up for students’ rights, advocating on behalf of troubled students, providing enrichment opportunities for their students, and so much more.

“Each year, our Teacher as Hero Award ceremony gives us the chance to celebrate those exceptional teachers in our region who share our belief that developing the next generation of leaders begins by building strong character and providing civic engagement opportunities for our youth,” said Gwen Borowsky, CEO of the NLM. “We thank this year’s Teacher as Hero winners for being heroes of liberty every day, and invite everyone in the region to stop by the National Liberty Museum to visit our special Teacher as Hero exhibit to learn more about the inspiring actions of these 10 individuals.”

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