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Tamaqua Area Teacher Named Finalist for Teacher of the Year
WEST PENN TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- On National Teacher Appreciation Day, some teachers in our area are being recognized for their work in the classroom. Michele Bittner grew up in the Tamaqua area and dreamed of being a teacher because she wanted to mold the youth. A teacher at West Penn Elementary School, Bittner's been in the Tamaqua Area School district her whole life, and now her passion for teaching in her hometown is being widely recognized.