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Sunshine State Teachers Receive Scholarships For Gifted Programs

Four Florida teachers recently received the Javits-Frasier Teacher Scholarship Fund for Diverse Talent Development from the National Association for Gifted Children. The scholarship program identifies passionate, innovative teachers in communities across the country where students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are historically under-represented in gifted programs. This year, there were 15 Javits-Frasier Scholars from 11 states. Congratulations to the following teachers from Florida:

Vyrtice Archie-Cross
Robles Elementary Academy & Foster Elementary Academy
Tampa, Fla.

Tanya Diaz
Thena Crowder Elementary
Miami, Fla.

Laura Roberts
Suwannee District Schools
Live Oak, Fla.

Karen Whelan
Vero Beach Elementary School
Vero Beach, Fla.