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2014-15 ExCEL

Updated 9:51 p.m. CST

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Scott Thomas wins SACU ExCEL Award

Scott Thomas wins SACU ExCEL AwardStudents cheered for chemistry teacher Scott Thomas as he received the KENS 5 SACU ExCEL Award on Tuesday.
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Jennifer Clyne wins KENS 5 SACU ExCEL Award for North East ISD

Jennifer Clyne wins KENS 5 SACU ExCEL Award for North East ISDHarmony Hills Elementary School Reading Specialist Jennifer Clyne helps students improve reading and writing skills
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Veronica Hellamns wins ExCEL Award for Fort Sam Houston ISD

Veronica Hellamns wins ExCEL Award for Fort Sam Houston ISDArmy Vet Veronica Hellamns now empowers students as a Fourth Grade teachers at Fort Sam Houston Elementary
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Middle school math teacher wins ExCEL Award for SWISD

Middle school math teacher wins ExCEL Award for SWISDIt was a joyous occasion Thursday at one southwest-side middle school as the school's mariachi band serenaded Cristine Bendele before she received the KENS 5 SACU ExCEL Award
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Librarian Elizabeth Patterson wins ExCEL Award for Comal ISD

Librarian Elizabeth Patterson wins ExCEL Award for Comal ISDA librarian at Smithson Valley Middle School is bringing books to life for young readers.
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Bob Herb wins ExCEL Award for Medina Valley ISD

Bob Herb wins ExCEL Award for Medina Valley ISDBob Herb is a coach and English teacher at Medina Valley High School who has been helping students develop writing skills and succeed for 20 years.
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Michelle LaFontain wins ExCEL Award for SAISD

Michelle LaFontain wins ExCEL Award for SAISDMichelle LaFontain's history class is not about memorizing dates and names. Her class uses history to prepare students for the future.
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Choir Director Angus McCleod wins ExCEL Award for Alamo Heights ISD

Choir Director Angus McCleod wins ExCEL Award for Alamo Heights ISDThe Alamo Heights choir director believes everyone can sing and said in his 38 years of teaching he's never required any student to audition; every student has a spot in his choir.
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Jennifer Vasquez wins ExCEL Award for NISD

Jennifer Vasquez wins ExCEL Award for NISDAn Eighth grade history teacher at Rawlinson Middle School is helping students connect to the past with hand tricks.
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Jerry Kasprzak wins ExCEL Award for Boerne Independent School District

Jerry Kasprzak wins ExCEL Award for Boerne Independent School DistrictAt Boerne Middle School South, Jerry Kasprzak splits his time between Coaching and teaching eighth Grade Science. Every day he's shaping minds and bodies.
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2013-14 ExCEL

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VIDEO PROFILES: Meet the 2013-14 ExCEL Award honorees

VIDEO PROFILES: Meet the 2013-14 ExCEL Award honoreesSACU and KENS 5 are proud to introduce and celebrate this year's ExCEL Award honorees, each of whom has gone above and beyond to serve the youth of San Antonio, each serving as an inspiration to us all.
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PHOTOS: SACU and KENS 5 honor 2013-14 ExCEL Award winners

PHOTOS: SACU and KENS 5 honor 2013-14 ExCEL Award winnersSACU and KENS 5 honor the winners of the 2013-14 ExCEL Awards for teaching excellence.
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Living the dream: Southside ISD art teacher wins ExCEL Award

Living the dream: Southside ISD art teacher wins ExCEL AwardArt teacher Melissa LeComte is the winner of the KENS 5 / SACU ExCEL Award for the Southside Independent School District. She says she's living the dream as she works with young artists.
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Jeffrey Johnson wins ExCEL Award for East Central ISD

Jeffrey Johnson wins ExCEL Award for East Central ISDA businessman turned teacher is helping students at East Central High School succeed.Jeffrey Johnson spent 25 years with the Bexar County Appraisal District
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Liz Olvera wins ExCEL Award for South San Independent School District

Liz Olvera wins ExCEL Award for South San Independent School DistrictLiz Olvera joined the Navy out of High School. Now she teaches third grade at Roy P. Benavidez Elementary School, named for a highly decorated veteran. Liz Olvera joined the Navy out of High School. Now she teaches third grade at Roy P. Benavidez
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Maria de Jesus Contreras wins ExCEL Award for Edgewood Independent School District

Maria de Jesus Contreras wins ExCEL Award for Edgewood Independent School District A teacher in the Edgewood Independent School District is getting her students thinking about their future early on.
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Melody Burton wins ExCEL Award for Randolph Field ISD

Melody Burton wins ExCEL Award for Randolph Field ISDA history teacher at Randolph Secondary School in the Randolph Independent School District teaches lessons from the past while helping students cope with challenges in the present.Melody Burton began teaching 25 years ago as a substitute and quickly
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Michael Richard wins ExCEL Award for Lackland Independent School District

Michael Richard wins ExCEL Award for Lackland Independent School DistrictThe children of our military share the sacrifice of serving. When their parents are transferred, they have to move to new schools and neighborhoods.A teacher in the Lackland Independent School District makes the transition easier for his students.
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Iris Harris wins ExCEL Award for Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD

Iris Harris wins ExCEL Award for Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISDStudents and teachers at Wilder Intermediate School thought they were gathering for a special presentation by Principal Sarah Dauphinais. But then, the principal handed the microphone to KENS 5's Jenny Suniga.
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Christina Baker wins ExCEL Award for Fort Sam Houston Independent School District

Christina Baker wins ExCEL Award for Fort Sam Houston Independent School DistrictAt Cole High School in the Fort Sam Independent School District, an English teacher brings a special understanding to the students she teaches.
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Sandy Bermea wins Golden Apple ExCEL Award for Medina Valley Independent School District

Sandy Bermea wins Golden Apple ExCEL Award for Medina Valley Independent School DistrictThe entire student body, staff and teachers at Potranco Elementary, in the Medina Valley Independent School District, turned out to celebrate one of its third grade teachers. Sandy Bermea is the KENS 5 SACU Golden Apple ExCEL Award winner.
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Amanda Shippey wins ExCEL Award for Comal ISD

Amanda Shippey wins ExCEL Award for Comal ISDIn the Comal Independent School District, an Elementary School teacher is educating the entire school in a new language.Macbooks and IPad are an important teaching tool in Amanda Shippey's Second Grade classroom.
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Mercedes Champion wins SACU ExCEL Award for Alamo Heights

Mercedes Champion wins SACU ExCEL Award for Alamo HeightsThis week, Mercedes Champion is the KENS 5 SACU ExCEL Award winner.
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Ursula Silberschlag wins KENS 5 SACU ExCEL Award for NISD

Ursula Silberschlag wins KENS 5 SACU ExCEL Award for NISDAt Julie Newton Aue Elementary School in the Northside Independent School District, the Teacher of the Year and KENS 5 SACU ExCEL Award Winner is a fifth Grade teacher whose dream changed from treating children to teaching them.
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Jon Wert wins ExCEL Award for Boerne Independent School District

Jon Wert wins ExCEL Award for Boerne Independent School DistrictEach of Jon Wert's students at Curington Elementary has a different disability, but his goal for all is the same.
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