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Misty McSpadden was named the Tate Branch Success Maker for the month of October during Monday’s meeting of the APS Board. McSpadden is a special education teacher at Park Junior High School. “Even on my bad days, she makes them better,” wrote the student who nominated her for the award. “She deserves this award because she really goes the extra mile.” McSpadden is pictured fourth from left alongside APS Superintendent John Ross Null, board members Jeff Bowman and Cheri Widmeyer, assistant superintendent Danny Parker, board president Lowell Irby, and board members David Conklin and Luis Florez