Today’s Good News: Elementary School Teacher Wins $50,000

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An elementary school teacher in Washington, D.C. has been named the National University 2021 Teacher of the Year. Alejandro Diasgranados not only gets the honor, it comes with a $50-thousand prize. He also won the Sanford Teacher Award in 2020 and is known for making close connections with his students. Source: WJLA

 

An eight-year-old Girl Scout from California broke a record for cookie sales this year. Lilly Bumpus smashed the previous record by selling more than 32-thousand boxes. Even more impressive? She’s a cancer survivor who has beaten Ewing’s sarcoma. Source: Fox News

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After Texas Department of Public Safety State Trooper Chad Walker was killed in the line of duty, his community is stepping up to help his family. His daughters raised rabbits that were up for show and sale at the Limestone County Fair and people helped them sell for much more than usual. In the end, the community pitched in to raise over $100-thousand for the Walker family. Source: KXXV