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October 23, 2013

Andover High grad found slain at Danvers school where she taught

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Ritzer had worked as a math teacher in Danvers since September 2012. She graduated from Assumption College in Worcester in 2011.

In 2007 when she graduated from Andover High, Ritzer received a technology award for Excellence in TV production. Joe Spanos, the retired head of the TV production department at the high school, remembered Ritzer well.

"I cried when I heard the sad news this morning," said Spanos, who still lives in Andover and retired two years ago. "She was a great student. I taught her in my TV production class. She was a teaching assistant. She always wanted to be a teacher."

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