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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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  • 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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  • March 22, 2021

    Trina McGowan, Indian Hills Middle School

    “I had Trina McGowan as a teacher from 1997-2000 during my junior high years at Indian Hills Middle. From her, I developed a love of education and writing, putting me on a path to become an educator. In high school and college, I kept in touch with her and could tell she was continuing to […]

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  • March 18, 2021

    Sarah Roberts, Sunset Ridge Middle School

    “She is an incredibly kind person who understood and listened to me in a class full of kids running haywire, ruining other people’s art and altogether making me hate that class period. But she managed to make it better by listening to me and the few kids who wouldn’t disrupt class (Although there were honestly […]

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  • March 18, 2021

    Terri Nill, Sterling Elementary

    “My son started at this school late in the year and was behind compared to the other kids. Mrs. Nill has done an amazing job working with him to bring him up to speed. He has learned so much from their short time together, and I am so happy he has her as a teacher. […]

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  • March 17, 2021

    Fredia Shumway, Liberty Hills Elementary

    “Mrs. Shumway has taught 3 of my children and I will request her as my daughters 1st grade teacher when she is that old. She is such a great teacher and has spent extra time with my children helping them learn to read and develop a love for learning and school. All three kids have […]

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  • March 17, 2021

    Scot Moldenhauer, Salem Jr. High

    “He is a sweet teacher, because I have never had a teacher love his student so much. If we are having a bad day he is always there for us. He is 1 of a kind. He is like a 2nd dad to me. Moldy is the best teacher I have ever had.” Submitted by: […]

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  • March 17, 2021

    Rylee Purser, Davinci Academy

    “Mrs. Rylee Purser is a truly unique 6th math teacher at Davinci Academy. My child has some special needs and has been in mostly contained classrooms and it affected his self esteem and he was years behind in math. This was my child’s first year in a traditional math class and the difference Rylee has […]

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  • March 16, 2021

    Brooke K. Wall, Aspen Elementary

    “School is not out at 3 for teachers. Most are prepping for the next day at home.” Submitted by: William Wall 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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