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EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION: Dozens nominate Mr. Turner from Holman MS

Samuel Turner is the recipient of October's Excellence in Education award. (Source: NBC12) Samuel Turner is the recipient of October's Excellence in Education award. (Source: NBC12)
HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

Dozens of parents and students are praising a Henrico teacher for his inspirational work in the classroom.

Samuel Turner is the recipient of October's Excellence in Education award. NBC12 and Henrico Federal Credit Union presented the award to Mr. Turner at Holman Middle School on Tuesday.

For decades he has worked as a mentor for students and members of the Technical Student Association. One student wrote that Turner supported him even when he didn't have the confidence to take risks at school.

Turner said he doesn't like surprises, but was happy to receive the award.

"Thank you for the opportunity to be here and to work with such an outstanding group of students and faculty and parents and it's just really overwhelming it really is," said Turner.

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