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Top Teacher: Mr. John Lace

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This week’s Top Teacher is John Lace, a music teacher in Anoka that always seems to hit the right notes. Mr. Lace was nominated by one of his students but he also won the FOX 9 People’s Choice award, winning a vote along with five other semifinalists on our Facebook page.

He has taught for 35 years and says it’s the students he enjoys the most.

“They challenge me. I love to challenge them,” said Lace. Music is a perfect vehicle for that. It’s something we love to do. Create art, make them laugh.”

Mr Lace received the coveted Crystal Apple along with $900 from Royal Credit Union for classroom supplies and a Subway sandwich party for 100 people.

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