Orono Teacher Recognized For Excellence 

A teacher from Orono is getting some international recognition.Deborah White has been named winner of the Kay L. Bitter “Vision Award” for excellence in technology-based education for grades pre-k through two.Nominations came in from throughout the world.White has been teaching second grade at Asa Adams elementary school for more than twenty years.She has her students using twitter and they have a classroom blog.White tells us she’s “overwhelmed” by the award.She’ll receive $500 for even more technology for her classroom.She’ll be honored next month in Denver, Colorado.