Feb 26 2013

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SD62 Teacher Awarded Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal!

Laura Verhoeven, a Grade 9-11 math & science teacher at Metchosin Technical Centre, is the recipient of this year’s Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Out of only three 2013 medal recipients for Education, Laura is the only teacher from Vancouver Island. Minister of Education, Don McRae, recognized Laura for her outstanding dedication to teaching.

Congratulations Laura!

Speaker of the House Bill Barisoff (l) & Education Minister Don McRae (r) presented Laura with the medal on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at the Legislature.

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty’s accession to the throne. Medal recipients have made a significant contribution to a province, territory, region or community within Canada, or an achievement abroad that brings credit to Canada.

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