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O.C. Johnson teacher wins trunk load of school supplies

O.C. Johnson Elementary School 5th grade students
Alaina Sanders was the recipient of the Alexander Flightline Mazda Mitsubishi Educator Awards Contest

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KSWT, KECY)-An O.C. Johnson Elementary School teacher won the first-ever Alexander Flightline Mazda Mitsubishi (AFMM) Educator Awards Contest.

The award was established to celebrate educators within the Yuma community.

Nominations were accepted through social media throughout the month of November.

The goal for AFMM was to bring awareness to educators who go above and beyond every day.

Alaina Sanders is a 5th-grade teacher at O.C. Johnson Elementary and was the recipient of the award. She was presented with a trunkload of school supplies in front of the entire 5th-grade class.

She received bags full of markers, pencils, erasers, glue, a pencil sharper, paper, among other supplies.

The 5th graders were all excited as they will all be utilizing the new supplies. Sanders' students felt like there wasn't anyone more deserving of the award.


Crystal Jimenez

Crystal Jimenez began at KYMA as a Digital Content Producer in June 2019, and is now a multimedia journalist for the morning show.


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