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The Education Minnesota Teacher of the Year candidate pool has been narrowed down to 43 semifinalists and two of them are Osseo Area Schools teachers: Jaquinetta Mitchell (left), an English teacher at Osseo Senior High, and Lisa Thompson (right), a fifth-grade teacher at Basswood Elementary.

The pool will be further narrowed down to 10 finalists in late March and the top award for Minnesota Teacher of the Year will be named in May 2018. Seven Osseo Area Schools teachers were named candidates for the award in January 2018

Jaquinetta Mitchell, OSH teacher Lisa Thompson, BW teacher