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Naperville teacher co-grand marshal of state fair parade

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  • Josh Stumpenhorst

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Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, -- Two teachers, including Naperville's Josh Stumpenhorst, will be grand marshals of this year's Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade.

Stumpenhorst teaches sixth grade language arts and social science at Naperville's Lincoln Junior High School. Annice Brave teaches high school English and journalism in Alton. The pair will lead the Thursday evening parade in Springfield. Both have recently won the Illinois State Board of Education's prestigious Teacher of the Year award.

The Illinois State Fair opens Friday and runs through Aug. 19.

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