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Somerset second-grade teacher Nancy Andersen was one of 100 recipients of a $1,000 Herb Kohl Fellowship grant. She wanted her photo taken with her students Wednesday, March 19, because in her words “I couldn’t do any of this without them.” (Photo by Sarah Young)

Somerset teacher awarded Herb Kohl Fellowship

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Somerset Elementary second-grade teacher Nancy Andersen’s classroom motto is “don’t just live -- shine.” And shine she does.


Andersen found out in early March that she is one of 100 recipients in the state awarded a $1,000 Herb Kohl Fellowship grant. Somerset Elementary will also receive a $1,000 grant.

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Sarah Young
Sarah Young joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News. She covers primarily Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. Before working at the New Richmond News, she was an assistant manager at Philander's Grill & Bar in Prescott. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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