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Photo: Pete Souza/White House -- President Obama and Burbank teacher Rebecca Mieliwocki at White House ceremony honoring state and national teachers of the year Washington DC April 24, 2012

Burbank teacher named grand marshal of Burbank on Parade 2014

Another honor for Burbank top-notch teacher, Rebecca Mieliwocki. You might remember, that Mieliwocki won the National Teacher of the Year Award back in 2012. The Luther Burbank Middle School English teacher kicked off a year-long journey of celebration with a ceremony at the White House and recognition by President Obama, followed by a tour of 30 U.S. states and nine countries — where she reportedly represented American’s school teachers. Now, Mieliwocki is receiving a local distinction — that of grand marshal of the 2014 Burbank on Parade. This... Read More →

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Photo: PRnewsFoto/Pasadena Tournament of Roses -- Dr. Jane Goodall, 2013 Rose Parade Grand Marshal, with Tournament of Roses President Sally Bixby Pasadena April 25, 2012

Dr. Jane Goodall 2013 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal

Legendary scientist and conservationist, Dr. Jane Goodall, is the Grand Marshal for the 2013 Tournament of Roses festivities. The big announcement was made today in Pasadena. “We selected our theme, ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go!’ with Dr. Goodall in mind as Grand Marshal,” said Tournament of Roses President Sally Bixby in a PR newswire release.  “The theme can be interpreted as a celebration of accomplishment, discovery and travel of course, but equally valid is its implicit call to action.  We think Dr. Goodall’s life story is a testament to the sense... Read More →

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