Andrea Mendez Orozco named Stamford teacher of the year

The Annual Spotlight on Teachers Celebration was held at UConn's Stamford campus yesterday.

The Annual Spotlight on Teachers Celebration was held at UConn's Stamford campus yesterday. (5/9/13)

STAMFORD - More than 20 teachers in Stamford are being honored for their work.

The Annual Spotlight on Teachers Celebration was held at UConn's Stamford campus yesterday.

Andrea Mendez Orozco, a teacher at Westhill High School, was honored as teacher of the year.

She says she always tells her students to follow their dreams.

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