Thank a Teacher: Allyn Van Valkenburg from Diamond View Elementary

Hard work has produced impressive academic gains inside teacher Allyn Van Valkenburg's Diamond View Elementary classroom. Her students may be amazing readers, but they still have a tough time saying her last name. No worries! This special educator simply goes by "Ms. V" and she had a major victory by being this week's Thank a Teacher winner. For all of her accomplishments and hard work, Allyn received a $150 prize from HCA Florida Healthcare: