CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - NBC12 and the Henrico Federal Credit Union have brought back Excellence in Education for the 2017-2018 to honor teachers across Central Virginia.
The first teacher to receive the award this year, which now includes a $100 gift card, goes to Michelle Reed at Matoaca Elementary School in Chesterfield County.
The parent who nominated Reed for the award say she "a very special teacher" who has "love and compassion" for her children.
"She is always telling the students to be themselves and always be kind to one another," the nominee said. "I've seen this teacher go beyond and above her job as a teacher. She's a friend and a great female role model as well."
Here is the full story from the nominee about Reed:
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