Candace Leyton was known as a tough, creative and funny teacher who connected with kids across the academic spectrum. She taught in Fairfax County for 30 years before she died of breast cancer in 2003. A technology lab at Wolftrap Elementary School is being dedicated in her name. (Peter Leyton)

So Shumway decided to make a little gesture in Leyton’s memory. A separate technology lab building at a cost of $800,000. Read more about this memorable teacher, and how she will continue to have an impact, in this great story by The Post’s Emma Brown on her Virginia Schools Insider blog.