WESTBROOK (AP) – A middle school art teacher from Westbrook was honored Monday as Maine’s teacher of the year for 2004.

Marguerite Lawler-Rohner learned of her selection from state Commissioner of Education Susan Gendron at a surprise assembly at Wescott Junior High School.

Lawler-Rohner has taught at Wescott Junior High School since 1999.

She also has been an instructor since 1991 at the Maine College of Art and the University of Southern Maine.

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