Physical Education teacher from Henning Elementary wins $500

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A physical education teacher from Troy, Illinois is being recognized as our Tools For Teachers winner.

Megan Hughes has made her mark on the kids at Henning Elementary School. She’s passionate about exposing her student to healthy ways of living and eating. She’s raised nearly $20,000 with her Jump Rope for Life program, which will be donated to the American Heart Association.

Hughes will receive a $500 gift courtesy of Weber Chevrolet.

If you want to nominate a deserving teacher in your life, go to the Tools for Teachers page on KPLR11.com.