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Wayne County teacher wins Excellence in Education Award from the Michigan Lottery

Posted at 10:32 AM, Oct 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-31 10:32:32-04

LANSING, Mich. -- Christine Burkhardt-Messner, is a fifth- and sixth-grade teacher in the Garden City Public Schools and works tirelessly to help make sure her students succeed.

“I just love spending time with kids,"she said. "It is such a rewarding career. Making connections with my students, not just academically, but emotionally and socially, is what makes my day.”