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Baltimore County teacher wins $1,000 for his school

Posted at 5:45 PM, May 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-02 10:56:59-04

RANDALLSTOWN, Md. — A Baltimore County teacher won MECU's "Thank a Teacher" award on Wednesday.

Dan Miller is the physical education teacher at Deer Park Middle Magnet School in Randallstown. He won $1,000 to use toward gym equipment.

Miller has been teaching for five years and says he loves to show kids how they can have a healthy and active lifestyle.

"Especially in this day and age where it's just so much technology and a lot of sitting inside on weekends watching Netflix," said Miller. "I think it's really important to give the students a chance, it might be their only chance all week to be active."

Miller also won $1,000 for the school.