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LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. - Reading is one of life's fundamental skills.  That's why it's so critical to make sure students have the right person to help put them on a path to success.

Johnson Elementary School principal Brad Lewis says that description fits reading specialist Amy Goff like a glove.

"She works with all of our students in Kindergarten through 5th grade," said Lewis.  "She works with students who are struggling in reading and students we have screened for dyslexic tendencies."

We visited Mrs. Goff at Johnson Elementary School to award her with $319 for her classroom as part of our Tools for Teachers program.

Amy Goff, reading specialist at Johnson Elementary School, focuses on setting her students up for success

Amy Goff, reading specialist at Johnson Elementary School, focuses on setting her students up for success

"I’m very excited! I don’t even know what to say! It’s an honor to help make a difference in their lives," said Goff.

Mrs. Goff says she was surprised by the honor because she’s not usually a lucky person.

"I went to bingo game one time and they kept playing and playing just so I would win. Finally they just said here, here is your prize because I am not a lucky person.”

Congratulations to Mrs. Amy Goff, a WHNT News 19 Tools for Teachers honoree!

Tell us about a public school teacher you feel deserves recognition. Send us your nomination today! Honorees will receive $319 for their classroom. Nominees must teach in K-12 public schools in the WHNT News 19 viewing area.