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Borash among semifinalists for Minnesota Teacher of the Year

Narrowed down from a field of 111 candidates to 34 across the state, Dave Borash of Brainerd High School was announced as a semifinalist for this year’s Minnesota Teacher of the Year on Thursday.

Choosing the semifinalists was a selection panel of 22 community leaders, meeting in St. Paul. The panel will select 10 finalists in March before current Minnesota Teacher of the Year, Katy Smith of Winona, announces her successor at a banquet in Brooklyn Park on May 6.

Selected as the 2011 Brainerd Teacher of the Year winner in February 2011, Borash has taught economics and human geography classes at Brainerd High School since 2000.

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