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Phillies Salute All-Star Teacher and Veteran with Surprise Assembly

Teacher and former Marine Jon Wilson was recognized as the 2018 Phillies ENGIE All-Star Teacher by an assembly held in his honor on May 8, 2018. Over 1,200 students, 1983 National League MVP Gary Matthews, the Phillie Phanatic, Phillies director of public affairs Scott Palmer and Phillies Ballgirls joined student Lillian Yost, who wrote to the Phillies about her previous sixth-grade teacher, a former Marine who has gone above and beyond for his students, including helping those being bullied. Photos by Miles Kennedy/Philadelphia Phillies