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Teachers Vivian Delmas (Wake County) and Susan Bradburn (McDowell County) received Christa McAuliffe Fellowships awarded by the U.S. Department of Education in 1995. The grants can be used for sabbaticals or other projects.
McDowell County teacher Sarah Pratt was inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame in 1996 in Emporia, Kansas. A teacher for twenty-six years, Pratt is one of five teachers nationwide so honored.
Sarah Bradburn, a fourth grade teacher at West Marion Elementary School in McDowell County; Michael McLeod, principal of Wadesboro Elementary School in Anson County; and Deborah Blizard, a media and technology teacher at Jacksonville Commons Elementary School in Onslow County are winners of the 1998 Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award worth $25,000. The award recognizes outstanding K-12 educators nationwide.