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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 25, 2010

    Laurel Kwak – Providence Hall Elementary School

    As a certified technical trainer and executive business coach, I have experienced my fair share of good and poor when it comes to education, training, and coaching. Please allow me to take a moment and share my thoughts regarding Laurel Kwak. For the first time in any of my four children’s elementary education, I can […]
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  • May 25, 2010

    Deborah Johnson – Adele C. Young Intermediate School

    I think that Ms.Johnson should be nominated because she is a way nice teacher who cares about her students. She is always thinking up new ways to make lessons fun! I have never heard her yell or even raise her voice at a student, if they are messing around or something, then she very calmly […]
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  • May 25, 2010

    Mrs. Jana Coates – North Davis Junior High School

    Dear KSL Radio, Thank you for a place to publicly express appreciation for the great teachers we have in the state of Utah. My children have had many wonderful teachers but one stands out and is deserving of special recognition. Mrs. Coates, who teaches at North Davis Junior High in Clearfield is an amazing teacher. […]
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  • May 25, 2010

    Mrs. Laura Pettit – Cook Elementary

    Mrs. Laura Pettit Cook Elementary Davis School District Mrs. Pettit is an amazing teacher. Whatever the standard is for any criteria of her job, she goes two steps past and brings excellence to her teaching. Mrs. Pettit has always loved music and has worked hard to receive her music endorsement. Her emphasis is using music […]
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  • May 25, 2010

    Valerie Crawford – American Fork Junior High School

    My son is an amazing 14 yr. old boy who has Down Syndrome. I have tried to potty train him every year with no success. Jacob hasn’t been interested. Jacob doesn’t communicate verbally and when he’s in school he doesn’t talk. He loves to go in a corner and stay away from people. Teachers have […]
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  • May 19, 2010

    Michele Kersey – Roy High School

    Dear Sirs, I would like to nominate Michele Kersey Smith for the “Teacher Feature” award that KSL makes available to outstanding teachers. She is a math teacher at Roy High School, chairman of the math department, faculty advisor to the cheerleaders, and advisor to the Key Club. She has been teaching for 25 years in […]
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  • May 12, 2010

    Stewart Shelley – Pleasant Grove High School

    It is truly an honor to write to you in recommendation of Mr. Stewart Shelley for the KSL Teacher Feature Award. In the few years that I have known him, I have had the opportunity to benefit from his fantastic work in 5 classes, 8 theatrical productions, 3 Shakespeare teams, and 6 school trips. I […]
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  • May 4, 2010

    Diana Shinn – Centerville Junior High School

    Mrs. Shinn was the BEST teacher that I ever had and made the biggest impact on my life. She was my teacher in both 7th and 9th grade and she – alone – was someone who made me realize that my life is worth living. She doesn’t just teach. She reaches out and changes lives. […]
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  • April 27, 2010

    Mrs. Jen Terry – Cedar Ridge Elementary School

    My youngest son has had the opportunity of being in Mrs. Terry’s kindergarten class this year. He has absolutely loved going to school each day and thrived in her care. As a mother of five and former teacher myself, I’ve been able to work with many teachers over the past twenty years. Mrs. Terry is […]
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  • April 21, 2010

    Mrs. Breckon Heywood – Viewmont High School

    Mrs. Heywood has been the most excellent mentor to my daughter, she has taken an interest in her that has helped her from being on the verge of dropping out of high school to now being involved in DECA, and winning second place in a local competition and going to the state competition next week. […]
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  • April 13, 2010

    Mrs. Marcy Noorda – Brockbank Elementary School

    Mrs. Noorda is a first grade teacher at Brockbank Elementary. On Tuesday of this a week a new student joined her class room. He moved from Hawaii. On Thursday he showed up to school without shoes. He was feeling embarrassed. Often times shoes are not worn in Hawaii. I was volunteering that day in the […]
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  • April 9, 2010

    Mr. Stephen Bloom – Altara Elementary School

    We would like to nominate Mr. Stephen Bloom, 6″ grade teacher at Altara Elementary School, 800 East 11000 South, in Sandy, Utah, to receive the honor of the KSL Radio “Teacher Feature” Award. Our youngest four sons were all privileged to have Mr. Bloom as their 6″‘ grade teacher. As parents, we were impressed by […]
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