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Eastern Iowa teacher named "Educator of the Year"

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VINTON (KWWL) - A special ceremony was held at Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School Monday to honor Alex Vasquez, who was named "Educator of the Year" by the American Legion of Iowa.

The eighth grade American History teacher is known for re-creating historical events like the Civil War and Pearl Harbor through interactive experiences for his students. 

Vasquez was recognized in front of the student body, receiving a commemorative plaque.
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