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Mrs. Larna Poljacik, third grade teacher at Rutland Intermediate School and former aircraft mechanic in the US Navy, adresses students during the school's Veteran's Day assembly in the theater Thursday November, 19, 2017.Poljacik adressed the students about her service, which stationed her in Norfolk, V.A. "I washed pans I could hide in," she said. Poljacik went on to say that through her service, she was able to attend college through the G.I. Bill to become a teacher.