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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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  • May 3, 2011

    Svetlana Winward – Mountainville Academy

    Rarely in one’s journey on this planet do we find/associate/learn from someone as extraordinary as Svetlana Winward. Svetlana, originally from Russia has an incredible story that makes our burdens seem insignificant, and one that makes her a teacher of life skills as well as academics. At the time of her first trip to America, Svetlana […]
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  • April 26, 2011

    Tiffany Greenwood – Saratoga Shores Elementary School

    Tiffany Greenwood is a dedicated teacher at Saratoga Shores Elementary School. She loves all children and demonstrates her fondness every day she teaches through her patience, soothing voice, and gentle compassion. She goes beyond helping her students with small disabilities, and involves herself with those children who are very severely disabled mentally, physically, and emotionally. […]
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  • April 19, 2011

    Roxann Shipman – Quest Academy

    My son, Tucker, her 4th grade student was just diagnosed with a relapse of his previous cancer, Leukemia, on January 29th. We were admitted to Primary Children’s Hospital for 12 days. Mrs. Shipman came up to the hospital multiple times to be with Tucker (after school & on weekends), to go over home work, to […]
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  • April 12, 2011

    Debbie Reiber – Cedar Ridge Elementary School

    Debbie Reiber is the epitome of an outstanding teacher. My name is Charise Reimschiissel and I was a kindergartner in her class 19 years ago. I have such wonderful memories of that year. Not memories of how to remember the sound for B, or how to spell DOG; Mrs. Reiber taught me things more valuable […]
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  • April 5, 2011

    Alisa Morgan – Art City School Springville

    Mrs. Morgan is the most fabulous kindergarten teacher! She has 47 students in her care everyday and she’s just like a mother in her knowledge and treatment of each one. She is creative and masterful in her action/reaction to each of them when a problem arises and is organized so it looks effortless. She has […]
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  • March 29, 2011

    Michelle Nielson – Vineyard Elementary School

    I love that Mrs. Nielson is the 5th grade teacher of my son at Vineyard Elementary. Her classroom is a learners paradise. She has a tree house inside her room where students can read, hands-on projects throughout the year to excite the learning process, and most importantly to me, she cares about my student. In […]
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  • March 23, 2011

    Emily Tanner – Sunset Elementary School

    We would like to nominate Emily Tanner, 5th grade teacher at Sunset Elementary School, Davis School District as a KSL Teacher Feature. Mrs. Tanner is a teacher’s teacher. She is more than a laundry list of great platitudes – her actions speak louder than her words. The words that describe her best are educator, mother, […]
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  • March 16, 2011

    Mr. Steve Greene – Foothill Elementary Orem

    Mr. Steve Greene of Orem’s Foothill Elementary, will be retiring in May 2011 after 42 years of teaching. As a fourth grade teacher he begins preparing students for Jr. High by giving them opportunities to work independently and in groups and teaching them the organizational skills they need to be effective students. Mr. Greene is […]
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  • March 16, 2011

    Heidi McKissick – Elkridge Middle School

    Mrs. McKissick is an amazingly gifted teacher and person. In fact, she is a miracle worker! Our son, Ryan, has struggled to find his place in school since the first day of kindergarten. He has always felt that school was boring and, in many ways, felt that school was a prison. We have tried everything […]
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  • March 1, 2011

    Shelly Neilsen – Deerfield Elementary School

    Shellie Neilsen is the best teacher our family has had in the 20 years our 6 children have been attending school. We moved here from Boston, and one of our biggest fears was that we would be compromising the quality of our children’s education. We were used to a level of professionalism that we didn’t […]
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  • February 22, 2011

    Susan Wayman – Kaysville Junior High School

    Mrs. Wayman is a kind and inspiring teacher in Junior High. She goes above and beyond with her students. She believes in them and expects them to reach their full potential. When my son seemed to be slipping in his efforts in her 8th grade English class, rather than just write him off, she took […]
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  • February 15, 2011

    Charlene Farnworth – Bonneville Elementary School

    Charlene Farnworth has always been and will continue to be my favorite teacher. I had Mrs. Farnworth for 2nd grade. My siblings and I were new to Lindon Elementary as that school year and I had yet to make friends in our new neighborhood. I still think it was a blessing that I had Mrs. […]
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