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Roanoke's "Super Teacher" surprised with cash award

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Roanoke has a new "Super Teacher" and he learned of his reward in surprise fashion!

Garden City Elementary School threw a surprise party of sorts for Matthew Miller.

Miller won a $2,000 cash prize as well as an additional $2,000 in classroom supply credit from the Virginia Lottery.

Miller had no idea he had won.

"My girlfriend said she had a surprise for me in June," Miller said.  "But I didn't know what it was."

A special panel chooses eight "Super Teachers" annually in the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Lottery said Miller's girlfriend, Shauna-Maria Andolina, nominated him.

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