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Dokubo receives educator award

Published: Monday, July 8, 2013 3:09 p.m. CDT

NEW ORLEANS, La. — A’Seret Dokubo, formerly of Tiskilwa, received the Special Education Teacher of the Year award for Dolores T. Aaron Academy in New Orleans, La. Dokubo has been teaching in New Orleans for the past two years as a member of Teach for America. Dolores T. Aaron Academy, previously named Reed Elementary, is located in East New Orleans and was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Dokubo is the daughter of Teresa Colby-Dokubo and granddaughter of Betty Brokaw of Tiskilwa.

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