Educator at Fruitland Primary wins ‘Teacher Who Makes A Difference’ Award

FRUITLAND, Md. 0 On Wednesday, 47 ABC got the chance to honor yet another bright star as part of our ‘Teacher Who Makes A Difference’ award.

Linda Dashiell is a kindergarten teacher at Fruitland Primary and has been teaching there for 30 years. And on Wednesday, we had a chance to do something she’s never experienced before, give her a big surprise in front of her class for being a teacher in our area that is having a positive impact on our youth.

Dashiell tells us, “I love helping children fall in love with learning and I so enjoy watching them smile when they come to school and this is my happy place.”

The Teacher Who Makes A Difference Award is brought to you in part by Accurate Optical. If you know of a teacher like Linda who deserves to be recognized for their hard work and dedication to teaching our youth, you can nominate them on

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