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posted on November 1, 2005 - 1:16pm
"What do you want for Christmas, Ms. Wrigglesworth?” This is a very popular question with third-graders. It’s a good question, one that has an infinite number of answers. A lot of people have asked me this before: my students, my mom, even Santa himself when I sat on his lap every year at the mall. I remember being in elementary school and faced with the task of writing a letter to Santa that had...

Teacher receives MDA National Personal Achievement Award

posted on October 1, 2002 - 4:16pm
Amy Dunaway-Haney does not "persevere in the face of overwhelming odds." She is not "making the best of herself in spite of being dealt a lousy hand."

A tireless volunteer and advocate, Tennessee's Jan Blaustone wins MDA National Personal Achievement Award

posted on October 1, 2000 - 4:44pm
To Jan Blaustone, leadership means setting a positive example. Jan Blaustone Blaustone, 45, strives to be a model for others, whether she's writing, speaking, teaching, creating artwork or making a difference in her community.