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Riverview teacher and coach honored by Gov. Rick Scott

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - A Riverview high school teacher and basketball coach has been recognized by Florida Governor Rick Scott for his contribution to education.

Scott recognized 6 outstanding educators Wednesday with the Governor's Shine Award. Among them, Riverview's very own William "BJ" Ivey.

Ivey has been teaching for 13 years at the school, where he teaches advanced placement psychology and drop out prevention social studies. He also coaches the school's basketball team.

Ivey was also awarded the 2017-2018 Sarasota County Schools District Teacher of the Year Award.

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