Jefferson HS 2012 ExCel Award winner


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Jefferson HS teacher named ExCEL winner

James Hammond, a teacher at Jefferson High School, has been named a KENS 5 ExCEL Award winner. Anchor Deborah Knapp presented him with the Golden Apple Trophy at the school on Oct. 2. Hammond is in his third year of teaching but already has an impressive list of accomplishments to his name.

Also a Trinity Prize nominee last school year, Hammond was featured in one of our publications. Read more about him here, and click here watch Hammond's story on the KENS 5 newcast on Oct. 4.

The ExCEL program, in its 14th year, is sponsored by SACU and KENS 5 and honors excellence in public schools. Winning educators are featured on Eyewitness News at 6 p.m. and on Great Day SA.

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