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Music Alumna Named Finalist for Teacher of the Year Award

Posted on 5/3/2017 2:03:23 PM

Music alumna Linda Voegler Granite (BSED Music, 1992) was named as one of 12 finalists for the Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year Award by Governor Tom Wolf at a press conference on April 13. The winner will be announced in December 2017.

Granite teaches music at Marshall Elementary School in the North Allegheny School District. The 12 educators were nominated by students, parents, colleagues, and members of the community who wish to recognize their achievements both in and outside the classroom.

“Teaching is more than a profession—it is a calling,” Education Secretary Pedro Rivera said. “This year’s finalists represent the countless dedicated Pennsylvania educators whose work is changing the lives of their students and shaping our communities.”

Read the full article recognizing Granite’s nomination.