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Connie Vandermay/FOCUS Heart of the Lakes Elementary School fourth grade teacher Lance Rach was announced last week as Perham-Dent School District's Teacher of the Year. In celebration, he was paraded around the hallways of the school last Friday as students lined up to cheer for him.

'Mr. Rach rocks!': Kids heartily approve of Perham-Dent's pick for Teacher of the Year

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"Mr. Rach rocks!"

Those were the words on one of many posters held up by cheering elementary school students that lined the halls at Heart of the Lakes in Perham last week.


The kids were celebrating the Teacher of the Year announcement honoring fourth grade teacher Lance Rach.

After the announcement, Rach climbed on the back of a floor scrubber decorated in streamers, and slowly made a lap around the school, offering high fives to the cheering kids.

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