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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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  • May 13, 2008

    Ms. Denise Haning – Elk Ridge Middle School

    I want to nominate Denise Haning for Teacher Feature. I have known Denise for two years now and have seen the effort she puts into her classes. This effort is especially seen after school when she is grading papers and tests, and trying to find any positives possible to help boost the self esteem of […]

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  • May 6, 2008

    Mrs. Jennifer Mattson – Brighton High School

    This letter is being written for you to consider Mrs. Jennifer Mattson in your Teacher Feature. She teaches at Brighton High School, Salt Lake City, Utah. Dan Rather said of teachers, “The dream begins, most of the time, with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you on to the […]

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  • April 29, 2008

    Mr. Dallas Jackman – Cottonwood High School

    Nominator: Chaci Fisher Cottonwood High School Dallas Jackman has truly saved lives as a high school teacher at Cottonwood High School. A master teacher, Mr. Jackman has devoted 42 years of his life to his passion for teaching. He retired once, but just couldn’t stay away from the profession he loves…a career that has benefited […]

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  • April 29, 2008

    Mrs. Bonnie Sulz – Northridge Elementary

    Nominator: Cecilia Plummer Northridge Elementary Mrs. Sulz is one of a kind. She teaches by example and by setting high expectations. At the beginning of the year my son was afraid of writing in cursive and didn’t want to do it. Mrs. Sulz told him that in her class this was not an option, and […]

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  • April 22, 2008

    Mr. James Oblad – Taylorsville High School

    Hello, I’d like to nominate James Oblad, a biology, zoology, (and a few other sciences) High School teacher. He started teaching in 1972-at Cottonwood, and moved to Taylorsville in their opening year. He has taught for over 30 years! I wanted to nominate him because he has never received the recognition he has deserved (a […]

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  • April 22, 2008

    Mrs. Anne Roundy – Clearfield High School

    We would like to nominate Mrs. Roundy of Clearfield High School (CHS) for your Teacher Feature. Mrs. Roundy has been a teacher for over 29 years now. She has a decorated career in the Special Education Department, where she has taught kids ranging from those with severe physical disabilities to those who suffer with emotional […]

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  • April 15, 2008

    Mrs. Brenda Daley – Lone Peak High School

    Nominator: Timmie Lynn Webster Lone Peak High School The teacher that I would like to nominate is Brenda Daley of Lone Peak High School. She was my daughter, Kylie’s, teacher, and we will never be able to adequately thank her for all that she did in her behalf. My daughter has a disability that requires […]

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  • April 8, 2008

    Mrs. Angel Pearce – Art City Elementary

    Nominator: Dave Rowe Art City Elementary School In education we are surrounded by unselfish and dedicated people. Yet some stand out in the midst of so many honorable educators. Among those that stand out, Angel Pearce is champion. As Librarian of Art City Elementary, she has made such a significant contribution that the library has […]

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  • April 4, 2008

    Mr. Ric Thompson – Jordan Applied Technology

    Dear KSL Teacher Feature Review Committee, In 1998, Ric Thompson started teaching applied technologies for Nebo School District; his area of expertise was carpentry. In addition to his responsibilities of teaching students carpentry, he was responsible for building a house each year that his students worked on throughout the school year and later sold. He […]

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  • March 25, 2008

    Mrs. Jo Greer – Farrer Preschool

    I am a single mother of 3 small children. My oldest is Rose who is 4 and is in a special ed preschool that is funded through the school district. She has been in it for 2 years and has had an EXCEPTIONAL teacher. The teacher is Mrs. Jo Greer at Farrer Preschool in Provo. […]

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  • March 18, 2008

    Mr. Scott Balling – Viewmont High School

    I would like to nominate Scott Balling, the Viewmont High School Swim Coach. This is a man who coaches these students for the love of the sport and the desire to inspire kids to excel. Scott is an engineer by trade and has done very well with his profession. Coaching the swim team is more […]

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  • March 13, 2008

    Mr. Nyle Russell – Payson High School

    Dear KSL Newsradio and Zions Bank Teacher Feature, I would like to nominate an amazing advisor for your award. Those are the words of only one of hundreds of students who have been taught by Mr. Nyle Russell for the last eighteen years. Mr. Russell is the Ag mechanics and FFA Advisor at Payson High […]

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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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