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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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  • October 15, 2021

    Emily Richman, Boulton Elementary

    “She makes her students feel so valued in their classroom and makes learning fun! It is not easy to get 2nd graders excited about learning when all they care about is recess but she makes it creative and they love it. Just last week she turned the whole classroom into space and had an entire […]

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  • October 15, 2021

    Stephanie Godfrey, Frontier Middle School

    “She is really good at making sure all of her kids needs are met and genuinely gets to know each of her students. There is no doubt that she is a student favorite around her school. Every year she has tons of her past students come visit her and bring her gifts.” Submitted by: Brad […]

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  • October 15, 2021

    Nathan Jacobsen, Bonneville Elementary

    “Mr. Jacobsen makes learning fun! He finds creative ways to engage the students in learning so they feel more like they are playing instead of going to school. For example, to learn about engineering, the kids are building haunted houses (studying what makes it strong, structurally sound, etc.) To learn vocabulary they read from a […]

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  • October 13, 2021

    Samantha Sparrow, Taylor Canyon Elementary

    Rarely do you meet a teacher who cares as much as Mrs. Sparrow. She is the Special Ed teacher for her elementary school and her class is her family. She refers to her students as “my kids” and treats them with loving respect. She often says ‘just because someone has special needs, doesn’t mean they […]

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  • October 12, 2021

    Robert Bateman, Sand Springs Elementary

    “Bob is a Speech and Language Pathologist in the Davis School District. I can’t say enough about what an excellent job Bob does with his students! It made me want to be an SLP in my next life. He is organized, caring, and has well planned out lessons. He constantly changed things up to meet […]

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  • October 8, 2021

    Thelissa Powell, Bastian Elementary

    “I would like to nominate Mrs. Thelissa Powell for the KSL Teacher Feature Giveaway. Mrs. Powell is a kindergarten teacher at Bastian Elementary School in Herriman, Utah. For the past two years, I have had the privilege of having Mrs. Powell as my children’s teacher. We are ever so grateful for the impact she has […]

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  • October 8, 2021

    Aaron Hadfield, Brighton High School

    “When I took Hadfield’s class my senior year I was excited because everyone every year since my freshman year said what a great teacher he was. It was everything I expected. He is the type of teacher that you can tell really loves his job and is passionate about it. He gets up in the […]

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  • October 6, 2021

    LeAnn Schmidt, Silvercrest Elementary

    “Ms. Schmidt is an amazing teacher. She is so sweet, kind and patient with her students. The kids and parents love her! My child was in her class when the pandemic hit and my child was so sad that they didn’t get to go back to be in her class, in person. But Ms. Schmidt […]

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  • September 30, 2021

    Lindsay Shackelford, Silvercrest Elementary

    “Ms. Shackford is such a sweet teacher. She makes learning fun and has a great way of tailoring to each child’s needs. She has been my daughters favorite teacher by far and makes learning fun!” Submitted by: Whitney Arnold Submit your teaching hero! Click here to submit your teacher

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  • September 30, 2021

    Ryan Mormann, Payson Jr. High

    “Mr. Mormann is a new english teacher. He is the only teacher that actually talked to me. he cares about me. Home sucks and most teachers yell at me a lot but not Mr. Mormann. I asked him why he doesn’t yell at me and he said yelling never fixes anything. I just got moved […]

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  • September 30, 2021

    Wyatt Combe, Olympus Junior High

    “Wyatt is my husband and he is an incredible teacher because of how much work and care he has put into his career. Wyatt has ADD and getting through college was really tough but ADD motivated him even more to become a teacher to help other students that need equity and differentiation. Wyatt just got […]

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  • September 27, 2021

    Kate Howard, Viewmont Elemetary (Murray, Utah)

    “Miss. Howard is one sensational teacher!! I have a child on the Autistic spectrum. His name is Hinkley and he is wonderful and magical, just like a little unicorn. I hate sending him out into the world. As you can imagine, people don’t understand his magic and is often times judged as something that he […]

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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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