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Teacher Tribute Wall

KSL NewsRadio and Burt Brothers are honoring Utah Teachers! Now more than ever, we recognize the incredible ways that educators go above and beyond every day.

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  • August 13, 2021

    Stacy Schimbeck, Millcreek High School

    “He truly cares for his students, tries to make them feel valued and learning fun!” Submitted by: Katrice Schimbeck Submit your teaching hero! Click here to submit your teacher

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  • August 13, 2021

    Maren Williams, Pony Express Elementary

    “Mrs. Williams was my daughter’s kindergarten teacher during the 2019/20 school year. She went above and beyond to make sure that each child felt like they were the only one in her class. She was so attentive to every single students needs both emotionally and educationally. My daughter thrived with her being the teacher and […]

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  • August 4, 2021

    Shauna Tateoka, Reid School

    “We stayed with Reid School after twins immigrated to the U.S.A. It has been 5 years! We have been part of Reid School Family already! As parents we can see how your teaching efforts have greatly impacted the life of the twins. As the twins grow up and form their values it is good to […]

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  • August 3, 2021

    Toma Blair, Cherry Hill Elementary

    “So many things make Toma incredible. Toma is a first grade dual immersion teacher at a lower income school. She had on average 60 first grade students she is in charge of every year. Every year she spends countless hours and resources preparing to make the first grade year amazing for every student. She not […]

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  • July 31, 2021

    Crystale Gechuki, Woodrow Wilson Elementary

    “Crystale is an amazing first grade teacher who teaches at a lower income school that has a lot of refugee kids! She loves and cares about the students and goes above and beyond for them! She’s paid for supplies and field trips out of her own pocket to make sure her students have everything they […]

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  • July 31, 2021

    Nayelli Bautista, Hillsdale Elementary School

    “Ms. Bautista is very amazing she has taught me very well and always thinks about her students concerns!” Submitted by: Melody D. Submit your teaching hero! Click here to submit your teacher

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  • July 26, 2021

    Kristin Amundsen, Greenwood Elementary

    “Mrs. Amundsen is one of those amazing teachers that will spend tons of her own money on classroom supplies and things for her students to make their school experience even better. She raised her own family of 4 kids and once they got further in school, she went back to college to get her degree […]

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  • July 21, 2021

    Emily Jensen (Reynolds), Oak Hollow Elementary

    “After being bullied so badly she left the school my daughter started with Ms. Jensen. Ms. Jensen took a scared little girl and raised her confidence. Above and beyond that she introduced my daughter to girls she specifically thought she would get along with very well. She made a huge impact on my daughters life!” […]

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  • July 21, 2021

    Dana Murphy, East High

    “As a special education teacher, Dana Murphy is an exemplary model of compassion, patience and an advocate for the differently abled. She’s passionate about her students and always looking to help benefit and support them however possible. She brings a light to the table, keeping her students calm through out the madness of covid difficulties. […]

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  • July 21, 2021

    Elaine Grant, West Jordan High

    “She loves history, but loves her students even more! At the end of the last school year, her daughter was involved in a bad accident. She still took the time to reach out to struggling students, complete grading and genuinely care about each one. Our students who have her love her!” Submitted by: Michelle Whitchurch […]

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  • July 21, 2021

    Aimee Gilbert, Three Peaks Elementary

    “Mrs. Gilbert is the most upbeat positive teacher I’ve ever met. She was willing to change her teaching styles to fit her classes learning style last year to help the kids understand the things being taught better. My daughter absolutely loved her and developed a huge love for reading and writing because of Mrs. Gilbert. […]

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  • July 20, 2021

    Jesse Hyatt, Esperanza Elementary

    “Mr. Hyatt is an awesome teacher because he ensures that all of his students are progressing academically and creates a fun and engaging learning environment.” Submitted by: Clara Garay Submit your teaching hero! Click here to submit your teacher

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Once each month, a lucky featured teacher will be picked at random to receive a $500 Visa gift card from Cyprus Credit Union, a $200 gift card from Macey’s, and a pair of season tickets to Hale Centre Theatre!

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