Tucson Magnet High School theater teacher Art Almquist is a finalist for People magazine’s Teacher of the Year award.

Mamta Popat / Arizona Daily Star 2010

Tucson High Magnet School theater teacher Art Almquist has been named People magazine's "Teacher of the Year." The honor comes after Almquist, one of six finalists for the honor, brought in more votes from readers than anybody else.

See the full story in Thursday's Star.