Friday, January 29th, 2010
Photo by Mark Pummell
Marion Local High School teacher Patrick Minnich stresses the importance of patriotism in his classroom. Minnich, who will be deployed to Afghanistan in April 2011 with a U.S. Army Reserves unit from Columbus, is the Ohio Veterans of Foreign Wars' high school teacher of the year.
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MARIA STEIN - Marion Local High School teacher Patrick Minnich has lots of heroes but they are not the ones who throw game-winning touchdowns, hit the most home runs in a season, star in blockbuster movies or record chart-topping . . .
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