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A local drama teacher has been recognized as one of the best in the state.

Superintendent Kent Bugg said the school board last week heard about the recognition.

Each year the Illinois Theatre Association recognizes both individuals and organizations for their significant contributions of promoting quality theatre throughout the state of Illinois.

Micetich is a Coal City alumnus who went on to get his BA in Education from Illinois State University.

Micetich teaches at Coal City High School, is the Manager of the Coal City Performing Arts Center, and is the head of the district's theatre program.