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Dickson receives 2012 SCAPES award

The SCAPES (South Carolina Association for Physical Education and Sport) Honors

Laura Dickson

and Awards committee has selected Laura Dickson, O.P. Earle’s P.E. educator, to receive the 2012 SCAPES Teacher of the Year Award for the elementary school physical education level.

The honors and awards committee selected Dickson for her contributions to the field of physical education.

OP Earle Principal Brian Murray said, “Mrs. Dickson has a passion for children and believes strongly that all students should develop healthy living habits. Her classroom is high energy; full of purposeful movement and enthusiasm.

“When you enter the gym, every child is engaged in activities that develop their fitness and motor skills. Mrs. Dickson uses best practices in physical education to integrate literacy, math and science to develop life-long healthy habits so physical activity isn’t a chore but a choice.”

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