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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Three local teachers were honored Tuesday by Gov. Rick Scott during the Florida Cabinet meeting.

Scott gave the following three First Coast teachers the Shine Award:

-Kenneth McAllister, U.S. Air Force veteran and social studies and special education teacher at Clay County High School

-David Silverman, U.S. Marine Corps veteran and Adult Education teacher at Clay County Center for Adult & Community Education

-Jacqueline Williams, U.S. Navy veteran and government, economics and psychology teacher at A. Philip Randolph High School Academies of Technology in Jacksonville

"It is an honor to thank these teachers who went from serving their country to serving Florida students in the classroom. A great education system is key to creating a highly-skilled workforce and driving our economy forward," Gov. Scott said. "These teachers have gone above and beyond the call of duty by preparing our students today for the jobs of tomorrow, and I thank them for their continued service to Florida families."