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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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  • April 6, 2021

    Brooke Peckham, Cyprus High

    “Brooke goes above and beyond with her students. She is a tireless resource math teacher, and phenomenal co-teacher. She always brings a smile to the room and her positive attitude is downright contagious. She works incredibly well with the rest of the teachers in both the math department and is an invaluable part of the […]

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  • April 5, 2021

    Melissa Smith, Cyprus High School

    “She is always willing to help her students understand the course work, and is always there to have a ear open for listening when we need it.” Submitted by: Kjerstin Tupou Submit your teaching hero! Click here to submit your teacher

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  • April 5, 2021

    Amanda Lee, Cyprus High School

    “Ms. Lee works tirelessly to help her students. Not only does she put thought and time into creating lessons that are relevant for her students, but she works with them after school to make sure they are successful. Not only is she a great teacher, but she volunteers to coach two sports, sacrificing her nights […]

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  • April 5, 2021

    Edie Leavenworth, Olyumpus High School

    “We always talk about teachers who go the extra mile, but truly Edie goes the extra mile. Edie is our graphics art teacher and her classes are packed. She loves teaching and the students feel her passion. She teaches the students how to create projects and then allows them to do projects for other teachers, […]

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  • April 3, 2021

    Shelli Arthur, Oak Hills Elementary

    “Mrs. Arthur truly loves her students. She’s always got a smile and her laugh is contagious! She is always going above and beyond! On Valentine’s she bought all the kids heart t-shirts and books! She even sewed them matching masks. The list goes on and on! I’m grateful she loves my child and takes a […]

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  • April 2, 2021

    Rick Sannar, American Fork Junior High

    “Mr. Sannar is an educator/counselor at American Fork Junior High. He is markedly known for teaching “Learning to Breathe” and “Unwind” groups to help students practice mindfulness based stress reduction real time. He has given so much to AFJH including contributions to a former teacher band “Midlife Crisis.” Mr. Sannar is an incredible example of […]

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  • April 1, 2021

    David Joy, Wahlquist Jr High

    “The thing that sets Dr. Joy apart from others is his ability to admit he doesn’t know everything and that it is ok to make mistakes. Showing that he still struggles makes it so much easier for his students to connect with him. He pushes them to be better in the classroom but more importantly […]

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  • March 29, 2021

    Dana Swartz, Lone Peak

    “Señora Swartz is the hardest working, most caring teacher. Her passion for Spanish has incited a love of language and culture in thousands of students throughout her years at Lone Peak. Señora’s students know they are loved, but also know how to work hard and be honest. I have learned so much from Señora over […]

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  • March 29, 2021

    Loralee Evans, Uintah River High School

    “This outstanding lady drives almost an hour every day to reach her school located on the Ute reservation in Fort Duchesne, Utah. As a young boy until now (in my early 20’s), I have never heard Lora complain about the distance it takes her to drive to her work. Rain or snow, she remains a […]

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  • March 25, 2021

    Lisa Stevens, Career Path High

    “Mrs. Steven’s is an incredible Social Studies teacher and adviser. She is an exceptional mentor too. When my nephew moved in with us and started attending CPH, Mrs. Steven’s took the time to mentor, guide, and support him. He wouldn’t have graduated high school if he hadn’t had her guidance. She has also help build […]

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  • March 25, 2021

    Taylor Dumas, Terra Linda Elementary

    “Ms. Dumas is a STRIDE teacher at Terra Linda Elementary in West Jordan Utah. She is my Sons teacher he is in 2nd grade and is on the Autism Spectrum. Ms Dumas has gone above and beyond with working with my son on a daily basis with grace and honor and she seems o enjoy […]

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  • March 23, 2021

    Dina Wecker, Entheos Academy

    “Ms. Dina is the Assistant Director at Entheos Academy. She started as a teacher and has developed her talents, advanced her education, and is currently finishing her Ed.s degree on top of everything else she does. She truly cares for and advocates for the best education especially literacy for each of her students at the […]

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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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