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Student writes winning essay about her teacher

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A Memphis student thought so much of her teacher, wrote an award winning essay about the teacher.

Hallie Humes is a second grader at Crump Elementary.

Humes won $500 for writing an essay about why she is thankful to her teacher Joyce Davis.

The award was given by the Tennessee Department of Education.