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Retirement, teacher of the year all at once

Lead Summary

A special retirement gift awaited Ron Swalve in his last year as a Lucia Wallace third-grade teacher in the Algona Community School District. The Algona Community School Foundation presented the AHS Class of 1979 Award for Excellence in Teaching to Swalve.
“It was a big surprise,” Swalve said. “I credit any success I’ve had with my third-grade team that I work with, who are just outstanding. I’ve been part of a fantastic school district.”
Read the complete story in the June 18 Advance.

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