/ Last Modified April 10, 2014

Local High School Teacher Wins National Award

Art Almquist, a drama teacher at Tucson High Magnet School, is recognized as Teacher of The Year by People Magazine.

A Tucson drama teacher has been chosen as one of six teachers of the year by People Magazine.

Art Almquist, who has been at Tucson High Magnet for 17 years, is receiving nation-wide recognition for his teaching skills.

"My class is about getting kids up on stage and getting them to drop their inhibitions, find who they really are inside and be confident in that," Almquist said.

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