Peterson named Teacher of the Year

DEADWOOD — "He can teach anybody. Mr. Peterson brings the same positive attitude every single day. When you walk into his classroom, it's the same Mr. Peterson every day. And it doesn't matter. We still get work done no matter if he's having a bad day or not," said Lead-Deadwood High School junior Jack Egemo of the 2017 District Teacher of the Year.

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