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Rebecca Duda (MA ’09) Honored at Local Heroes Dinner

January 1, 2011
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Rebecca Duda (MA ’09) was honored at the 17th Annual Local Heroes Dinner of the Greater Merrimack Valley in Dracut, MA. Community Teamwork, Inc., a private, nonprofit community action agency, presented the award to Duda, who was honored for “stretching the boundaries of creative education through community service by integrating her efforts to restore the long-forgotten Claypit Cemetery along Pawtucket Boulevard with her students’ eagerness to conduct their own primary research.” By using census records, vital records and a variety of resources from the Dracut Historical Society, her class uncovered the unique history of those buried at the cemetery and restored the physical site to its former condition.




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