Elizabeth Whitesell

Elizabeth Whitesell

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Ahwatukee Foothills resident Elizabeth Whitesell was honored at the Tempe Martin Luther King brunch on Jan. 21, where she received the MLK Diversity Education Award.

The award caps off a distinguished career of more than 30 years of teaching where she was recently a special education teacher at Marcos de Niza High School. She sponsored the Stand and Serve Club and was co-chair of the Respect and Responsibility School Improvement Team.

Her name and photo will be on display at the city of Tempe Historical Museum.

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