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KSL NewsRadio and Cyprus Credit Union 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 24, 2016

    David Woodward – Ascent Academies of Utah

    I would like to nominate Mr. Woodward for the Teacher Feature Award for his Example and Leadership. Last week I picked up my 8th grade son, after school, and he was uncharacteristically in a talkative mood. He began to tell me why Mr. Woodward was his favorite teacher and why he was the best teacher. […]
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  • May 17, 2016

    Will Pettit – Granite Park Junior High

    Will Pettit is truly the kind of person that changes his students and our organization as a whole, although he never seeks any of the credit for himself. Will is characteristic of so many teachers that work in our school that love to come to work each day, putting their own individual talents and personality […]
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  • May 10, 2016

    Kirsten Williams – Indian Hills Elementary

    Kirsten Williams is enthusiastic, happy, and excited about learning! She passes this excitement on to her Kindergarten students who are anxiously watching her to see what school is all about. Each day I walk my son to school and watch as the bell rings and the kids line up by the outside door. Out walks […]
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  • May 3, 2016

    Karen Thomas – Westside Elementary

    I’m still early-on in my career as a school psychologist but it’s clear to me that Ms. Thomas is one of those teachers that truly changes the lives of her students. She puts in the time necessary to be prepared, stay in close contact with parents, and really be there for her students. I’m quickly […]
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  • April 26, 2016

    Brent Richardson – Ogden High School

    Mr. Brent Richardson always takes a personal interest in a student’s growth and education. His enthusiasm and passion for health sciences transpires to his students. He finds opportunities for them to participate in and is actively engaged with them in those activities. He has arranged for field trips to cadaver labs, rest homes, and other […]
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  • April 19, 2016

    Shelly Chamberlain – Robert Frost Elementary

    Although she seems like an ordinary human walking Robert Frost’s halls, Mrs. Shelly Chamberlain is anything but ordinary. Shelly has her hands full, as many educators often do. Within one class she has some students with autism spectrum disorders, learning disorders, behavioral issues, and other special needs and considerations as well as kids who are […]
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  • April 12, 2016

    Valerie Harrison – Lehi High School

    Ms. Harrison has been teaching financial literacy for almost a decade. She cares about her students and wants her class to be both a fun experience and a place they can feel safe. She teaches year-round, during the school year and the summer. Although some students might not think financial literacy is the most exciting […]
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  • April 5, 2016

    Stacey Marshall – Jordan Ridge Elementary

    Ms. Marshall has dedicated time and her talents towards educating hundreds of first grade students over the past 15 years, and I feel privileged to have my daughter as one of her students this year. While meeting with Ms. Marshall during our first grade orientation at the beginning of the year, she told of her […]
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  • March 29, 2016

    Rodney Anderson – Taylorsville High School

    Mr. Anderson is the best teacher out there. He is such a kind man and makes class fun and exciting. He is my secondary 3 Honors teacher this year for math and it has honestly been the most enjoyable class that I have taken. The atmosphere in his classroom is uplifting and exciting, unlike many […]
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  • March 22, 2016

    Kylie George – Bonneville High School

    Kylie George is the most deserving teacher to win this award. I have been in her class for three years now and I have never loved a teacher more than her. She is so sympathetic to all of her students. She shows all of her students that she is someone that anyone can talk to. […]
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  • March 15, 2016

    Rebecca Mikkelsen – Washington Terrace Elementary

    My kindergarten age son suffers from anxiety. We are just figuring it out and are new to the whole process. He cries every day before school. Mrs. Mikkelsen (his teacher) has been amazing to help my son overcome his anxieties and has made each day a little better. Let me tell you an example of […]
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  • March 8, 2016

    Cary Hylton – Springville High School

    Cary Hylton is an amazing Science teacher who has taught for 28 years at Springville High School and one year while living in St. George and has educated, prepared, and nurtured thousands of students during his long and illustrious career. He has taught Biology and Chemistry in his career, but he is most known for […]
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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 pair of season tickets to Hale Centre Theatre, and a $250 gift card to Harmon's!

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