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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 6, 2021

    Annie Jolly, Westlake High School

    “Annie tries to relate to her students and provide a fun learning environment.” Submitted by: Ashley Pecht Submit your teaching hero! Click here to submit your teacher

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  • July 4, 2021

    Mrs. Doreen Barney, Park View Elementary

    “Mrs. Barney is an all around amazing teacher. My son was unsure and nervous about attending school during this pandemic year, and we couldn’t be more grateful that he had Mrs. Barney to teach and guide him through the changes and different situations they faced this school year. Not only did he get excited every […]

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  • July 2, 2021

    Rachel Everitt, Thunder Ridge Elementary

    “Mrs. Everitt has taken the time and money to earn advanced degrees focused on teaching kids to read. Specifically dyslexic children. She has a passion for teaching kids to read and showing them the freedom that comes with reading. She goes above and beyond for her students and a teacher that cares like she does […]

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  • July 2, 2021

    Ben Everitt, Liberty Hills Elementary

    Mr. Everitt has had countless students whose lives have been changed by his willingness to care and to teach outside the box. He even had a teacher back east contact him after a student wrote and essay on “Their Hero” the teacher back east contacted Mr. Everitt to let him know that this student wrote […]

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  • July 2, 2021

    Cheryl Parkinson, Roosevelt Elementary

    “My mom has been a devoted teacher for 35 years in Weber School District. To say she is a lover of learning is an understatement. The majority of her career she has spent with 6th grade students, but she has taught 4th and 5th grades as well in that time. Some of her favorite years […]

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  • July 2, 2021

    Denise Smith, Park View Elementary

    “I recently started working at the school and during my time there I’ve been so impressed watching her do it all. I’ve noticed the love and respect the students have for her and she has for them. She works hard to make sure they get the best experience during their time in her classes. I […]

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  • July 2, 2021

    Heather Wartman, North Star Academy

    “Mrs. Wartman was my daughters first grade teacher last year. She supported my daughter and helped her to grow a greater love of learning. Mrs. Wartman is very organized and also does an amazing job at communicating with parents to let us know how we can support her teaching in the classroom.” Submitted by: Randy […]

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  • July 1, 2021

    Meredith Harker, Calvin Smith Elementary

    “Meredith cares deeply for each student that she teaches. Her work ethic is top-rate having been named one of Utah’s outstanding educators for 2020-21. She also serves selflessly as a Taylorsville City council woman after a long day of teaching her heart out. Submitted by: Steve Miller “She’s honest” Submitted by: Robert Squires Submit your […]

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  • June 30, 2021

    Mrs. Lori Layne, Bastian Elementary

    “She was an amazing teacher! She dedicated her time to make sure each one of her students were successful. She made special effort to celebrate each child and their successes. Although we were online she dedicated so much time and effort on making weekly packets for the kids and having them delivered through mail or […]

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  • June 12, 2021

    Elizabeth Derby Weight, Logan High School

    “I taught for 37-years and in my experience she is one of the most outstanding teachers with whom I worked. She is knowledgeable, kind, and really cares about her students.” Submitted by: Herond Hoyt Submit your teaching hero! Click here to submit your teacher  

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  • June 11, 2021

    Ben Walworth, Kanesville Elementary

    Mr. Walworth is an extremely dedicated teacher who quickly realized my child’s strengths and used those to motivate him in the classroom and in learning overall. He consistently found a method to challenge my child who, in years past, quickly gets distracted and bored in class. However, this year my child looked forward to going […]

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  • May 27, 2021

    Shawnae Aiu, Ascent Academies in Farmington

    “Mrs. Aiu is beyond wonderful. She knows how to play hard with the kids amidst her migraine struggles and other health issues. She teaches them extra fun things like Greek mythology and does fun art projects with the kids. She has such a big heart and she is an incredible woman.” Submitted by: Cecily Jenkins […]

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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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