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Sarah Lancaster wins the Teacher of the Year

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[Cebu City] May 13, 2022— Sarah Lancaster, a Filipino-American elementary school teacher, has made history by earning Minnesota’s first Asian/Pacific Islander Teacher of the Year.

Sarah Lancaster was chosen by an independent selection committee from among 77 teachers in Minnesota.

Lancaster is also the first from the Onamia district to receive the honor. 

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She has been teaching for the last nine years, and she is the only Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) teacher in Onamia Public Schools, where she teaches third and first-grade kids. 

Aside from teaching, Lancaster has also coached both athletics and art programs in Onamia for more than 20 seasons, directed yearly high school musicals, and helped with local and church youth groups.

Lancaster was born to a Filipina immigrant mother and an American father.

She has a bachelor’s degree from St.Cloud State University and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction and design from St.Mary’s University of Minnesota.

Lancaster currently serves as President of the Onamia Area Civic Association. She will serve as an education champion and a voice for teachers as Minnesota Teacher of the Year.

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Written by Adrian Josh Lepiten

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📍Cebu, Philippines
 
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