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Teacher Tribute Wall

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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  • July 20, 2021

    Stacey McBride, Monticello Academy West Point

    “Mrs. McBride exceeded all mine and every parent in her class expectations. She is always willing to go about above and beyond with every single kid no matter in what terms that meant. I am thankful our son had her as a teacher because she helped him blossom so much over the year. If your […]

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  • July 20, 2021

    Fawn Gardner, Old Mill Elementary

    “She works so hard to help all of her students learn and still has fun.” Submitted by: Chance Gardner Submit your teaching hero! Click here to submit your teacher

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  • July 20, 2021

    Wendy Stapel, Mountain Shadows Elementary

    “Mrs. Stapel was an incredible 5th grade teacher. My daughter was lucky enough to have her this last school year. She helped raise my daughters confidence in the skills she was struggling with and made school fun. Mrs. Stapel unfortunately was in an auto accident last week that was fatal. The school is mourning her […]

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  • July 20, 2021

    Katie Stewart, Apple Academy Preschool

    “She is just so amazing! She is loved by all her students and their parents even ones that are all grown still love her.” Submitted by: Athena Starr Submit your teaching hero! Click here to submit your teacher  

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  • July 17, 2021

    Tess Ramos, VA Administration Hospital

    “She faced an horrific challenge of being attacked by other students whom refused to adhere to the changes, she was administrating for better changes for growth in her department! She hung in there when most people would have succumbed and gave up. Always prepared works every night and weekends to be on top of everything; […]

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  • July 16, 2021

    Heidi Brinkerhoff, Granger Elementary

    “Mrs. Brinkerhoff goes above and beyond expectations for her students. She is dedicated and hard working. She helped her students achieve and reach goals during the pandemic.” Submitted by: Jennifer Miller Submit your teaching hero! Click here to submit your teacher

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  • July 15, 2021

    Karin Petty, Hawthorn Academy West Jordan

    “My words will not be able to express how amazing Karin is and how much she benefits our school. She has been a middle school CTE teacher for our West Jordan campus, but we also rely on her for additional help with tech issues for our admin team, teachers and students. She is always happy […]

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  • July 14, 2021

    Melanie Vigil, Lakeview Elementary

    “Mrs. Vigil has been a teacher for 26 plus years. She cares about her students, and she spends her own money and resources to make sure her students get the best. She strives to teach her 6th graders what they will need to succeed in the future.” Submitted by: Yvette Maynard Submit your teaching hero! […]

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  • July 13, 2021

    Sarah Hoppes, West High School

    “She was the best support for me as a student teacher. She truly cares about her students and finding fun and engaging ways to teach!” Submitted by: Chantelle Submit your teaching hero! Click here to submit your teacher

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  • July 13, 2021

    Kristin Amundsen, Greenwood Elementary – American Fork

    “Kristin is one of those amazing teachers that will spend tons of her own money on classroom supplies and things for her students to make their school experience even better. She raised her own family of 4 kids and once they got further in school, she went back to college to get her degree to […]

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  • July 13, 2021

    Gavin Andrus, Grantsville Elementary

    “Mr. Andrus teaches the life skills unit at Grantsville Elementary. It takes a special kind of person to work with children with disabilities. Mr. Andrus never complains but loves them and goes above and beyond for his students. He is so patient with them and is continually seeking to become better for them. Mr. Andrus […]

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  • July 7, 2021

    Lexi Payne, South Clearfield Elementary

    “Not only was she earning her masters during this school year, but she was hospitalized with child birth complications for a month, and then returned after to finish out the rest of the year.” Submitted by: Kevin Payne 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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