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Darien gets Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year award

SUZIE ROMIGSpecial to the Post IndependentGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Photo Courtesy Suzie RomigA surprised Jamie Darien, left, is presented her Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year award by Virginia Drew from Glenwood Springs Wal-Mart. Darien is now eligible for the state-level award.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. Longtime Glenwood Springs Elementary School teacher Jamie Darien was honored recently as the local Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year. Darien has been a special education teacher at GSES in the Roaring Fork School District for 20 years. She has been a special education teacher in Colorado for 31 years. Darien was nominated by a parent through the Glenwood Springs Wal-Mart store and receives a polo shirt enscribed with Teacher of the Year 2007, a $100 gift card to be used for classroom supplies, and $1,000 that she has selected to go to the special education program and students at GSES.The nomination letter noted, Jamie always has a smile and positive attitude.The honor of such an award comes from the fact it was received from the kids, parents and community, Darien said.Suzie Romig is the public information officer for Roaring Fork School District Re-1.Post Independent, Glenwood Springs Colorado CO

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