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MACCRAY art teacher honored


CLARA CITY — MACCRAY art teacher LeAnn Atchison has been named the High School Art Educator of the Year by the Art Educators of Minnesota.

She received her award Nov. 4 during the annual Art Educators of Minnesota fall conference in St. Cloud.

She teaches art to students in seventh through 12th grades.

A 35-year teaching veteran, Atchison started her career in the Raymond and Clara City school districts before they and the Maynard district became MACCRAY. Her students across the years have won many local, state and national awards and have gone on to art-related careers.