COVER STORY: 'They're learning that science is fun,' Antioch teacher says (PHOTOS)

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Dennis Lin links magnets while Brooke Diven sandwiches her hand between two magnets. Dennis paid $1, benefiting Children in Crisis, to wear a funny hat to school.

BRIAN HUGHES / News Bulletin
Published: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12:37 PM.

CRESTVIEW — Laura Pink's classroom is festooned with aviation and space-themed visuals, reflecting her love of flight.

That enthusiasm has earned her the Civil Air Patrol Southeast Region's Aerospace Education Teacher of the Year award. It follows the Antioch Elementary School teacher's receipt of the CAP Florida Wing's state honor.

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Pink, a third-grade gifted and inclusion teacher, was instrumental in bringing the CAP's Aerospace Connections in Education, or ACE, program to Antioch and other local schools. Bob Sikes Elementary currently participates; Walker Elementary is a past participant.

Full story in the April 12-15 edition!

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