Quincy Junior High's Susan Lance and Ellington's Jennifer Meyo after a press conference at the Oakley Lindsay center as Sutton Broekemeier, 5, peaks into the gift bag given to his father Nik Broekemeier, who teaches at Washington School, on Tuesday, May. 8, 2018. Lance, Meyo and Broekemeier were recognized during a National Teacher Appreciation Day press conference put on by The Career Guidance Team who is sponsored by: Great River Economic Development Foundation, John Wood Community College, Quincy University, United Way of Adams County, Inc., West Central Region Ed. For Employment System #240, and Workforce Board of Western Illinois. Behind Meyo is VP of warehousing at Dot Foods Bryan Langston who spoke about future regional opportunities for their students.
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