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Cassie Gamlin and Twila Konynenbelt after Cassie spoke to the classroom about art, which is one of her biggest passions.
Cassie Gamlin and Twila Konynenbelt after Cassie spoke to the classroom about art, which is one of her biggest passions. submitted/Katerina Gamlin

Nanaimo teacher receives national honours for creating inclusive classroom

By Spencer Sterritt
May 25, 2018 - 9:17pm Updated: May 25, 2018 - 9:47pm

NANAIMO — A Nanaimo teacher is being honoured for her work making her Brechin Elementary classroom a safe space for a Grade 5 student with autism.

Twila Konynenbelt received a National Inclusive Award on Friday, one of six teachers from B.C. honoured.

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