A Palo Verde Magnet High School teacher has been honored as the 2014 Southern Arizona Educator of the Year.

The honor was bestowed upon Ann Marie Condes at the Southern Arizona Engineers Banquet on Feb. 18.

The award recognizes Condes' outstanding contributions in the field of engineering education, especially her commitment to mentor students and young engineers.

Condes teaches engineering at Palo Verde and sponsors the robotics club.

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