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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 23, 2012

    Wendi McCloy – Sand Springs Elementary School

    Hands down Mrs. McCloy has been the best teacher any of my children has been privileged to have. My son struggles with anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder. Mrs. McCloy has patiently and lovingly taught and encouraged him all year. She has helped with bullying situations, getting special accommodations for him and providing a sounding board […]
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  • October 16, 2012

    Sally Ipson – Reading Elementary School

    Mrs. Ipson has been an incredible positive influence in our daughter’s life this year. At the beginning of the school year our daughter was diagnosed with a Personality Disorder. The medicine she was prescribed made her agitated and caused migraine headaches and vomiting in the classroom on multiple occasions. Mrs. Ipson never complained, and showed […]
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  • October 9, 2012

    Joni Howe – Butterfield Canyon Elementary School

    It has been said that it takes someone special to be a teacher. I say that it takes an angel to be a special needs teacher. Only angels can work miracles and that is what Mrs. Howe has done for her class this year. Mrs. Howe teaches the Autism Cluster class and is my son […]
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  • October 2, 2012

    Denise Kelley – Timpanogos High School

    Denise Kelley, teacher at Timpanogos High School can say, that she has walked a mile in the shoes of her students. Just as her life after graduation had begun it got postponed for a few years. She was diagnosed with a large life threatening brain tumor on the right side of her brain. The tumor […]
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  • September 25, 2012

    Curt Hood – Upland Terrace Elementary School

    Words cannot express the thanks I owe to my son’s 6th grade teacher, Mr. Curt Hood. My son, Jaxson, was born with a severe hearing loss, and in recent years has had cochlear implant surgery. This has given Jaxson the gift of hearing and has allowed him to attend a mainstream school. Unfortunately, because he […]
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  • September 18, 2012

    Susan Weichers – Bella Vista Elementary

    Please consider Mrs. Susan Weichers for your Teacher Feature: I would like to share the experience of one teacher that is truly dedicated to making a difference in the lives of her students. Susan Weichers is a 3rd grade teacher at Bella Vista Elementary School in Cottonwood Heights. She never takes a full half hour […]
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  • September 11, 2012

    Brent Friess – Timpview High School

    Choosing to become a teacher is one of the most selfless and perhaps most daring decisions an individual can make. But choosing to take on a floundering program fraught with staff turnover and lack of school support with no guarantee of a salary has to be either insanity or the mark of an educator with […]
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  • September 4, 2012

    Candis Facer – Valley Elementary School

    Mrs. Candy Facer is retiring after teaching at Valley Elementary for 40 plus years. She has touched the lives of three generations with her patient demeanor and creative teaching style. Two of my children have been blessed to be in her classroom. My son was in her class 7 years ago and she had a […]
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  • August 30, 2012

    Diann Bowles – Orchard Elementary School

    I would like to nominate Ms. Diann Bowles for the Teacher Feature award. She is a very kind and warm hearted kindergarten teacher at Orchard Elementary School. She has become a ray of sunshine to my young son, Aiden. Ms. Bowles has taken the time to make sure he is a successful and happy student, […]
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  • June 18, 2012

    Bruce Borrowman – Syracuse Arts Academy

    I am nominating my science teacher, his name is Bruce Borrowman. I am nominating him because he has a good way of teaching and he is also fun. I love going to his class everyday because I always learn well and have a fun time at the same time. He teaches science better than any […]
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  • June 14, 2012

    Donna Armstrong – Plymouth Elementary

    After 31 years of public service in the Granite School District, Donna S. Armstrong is retiring from teaching. With so many years of dedicated service to the children and community I would like to nominate her as an outstanding educator in The KSL Teacher Feature. Donna is currently employed at Plymouth Elementary, but began her […]
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  • June 5, 2012

    Wendy Casperson – East Sandy Elementary School

    I wanted to nominate my daughter’s teacher Wendy Casperson. My daughter had Mrs. Casperson as her 5th grade teacher and she is a teacher that goes the extra mile and changes the lives of her students. Below is a copy of a letter my daughter wrote to Mrs. Casperson: Dear Mrs. Casperson, You are the […]
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