by Maggie O'Neill
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July 11, 2006
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Teacher wins treasure hunt; gifted program real winner

Like a true teacher, Jeremy Smith puts his money where his heart is - right into his classroom.

Smith, who won $1,120 for solving the "Puzzle Me Carson City" treasure hunt, will use the winnings for his Eagle Valley Middle School classroom, where he will begin teaching English this fall.

"I love puzzles," he said. "And (the treasure hunt) was competitive, and I love that."

Forty-one people entered the 12-step puzzle contest, created by Steve Lang, an IT manager in the legal division of the Legislative Counsel Bureau, who wanted to raise money for the school district's gifted and talented …

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