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USM Alumna Kristin Leffler to Receive Pulitzer Fellowship

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Alumna, Kristin Leffler, has been awarded a Pulitzer Fellowship for 2020-2021 to pursue journalism and develop curriculum in relation to the theme "Journalism and Justice: Elevating Underreported Stories in the Classroom.” Ms. Leffler teaches 8th grade at Lyman Moore Middle School in Portland, Maine. She completed the Extended Teacher Education Program (ETEP) at USM after working as a journalist and documentary film producer. Click here to read more about Ms. Leffler's well earned accomplishments.