Filipina Is One of California's Teachers of the Year

Lovelyn Marquez-Prueher, whose family is from Cavite, has been selected as one of the five California Teachers of the Year, it was learned recently, reports Thirty-four-year-old Marquez-Prueher, an English teacher at Dodson Middle School in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), is the first Filipina and first Philippine-born teacher to win the award.