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West teacher receives award from Shelter Insurance

Chris Hysong, a math teacher at West Middle School, has received a $2,000 Outstanding Contributor Award from the Shelter Insurance Foundation. Shelter Insurance is West Middle School's partner in the Columbia Public Schools' Partners In Education program. The Outstanding Contributor Award is presented each year to a faculty member of West Middle School in observance of Columbia Public Schools' Partners In Education Week. The honor recognizes an instructor who has made a significant contribution toward furthering the role of education. The award recipient is nominated by students and parents and is selected by the West staff.