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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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  • January 16, 2008

    Mr. Paul Braman – Brighton High School

    May I nominate one SHARP GUY and TEACHER.. Mr. Paul BRAMAN of Brighton High School. Mr. Braman is the Electronics instructor for my 12th grade son Andrew Wright I learned that Mr. Braman was a member of U.S. Army in Desert Storm and injured his back paratrooping.. Upon his recovery he was asked to TEACH […]

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  • January 16, 2008

    Mrs. Heidi Tessier – Stansbury Elementary School

    Mrs. Tessier was a 5th grade teacher to both my son and daughter. She had an amazing way of increasing their self esteem as well as teaching them to love writing. They continue to use the techniques that she taught them in their Jr. High and High School experiences today. I have talked to other […]

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  • January 16, 2008

    Mrs. Merlene Buck – Horizon Elementary School

    Mrs. Buck has been blessing our family and the lives of countless other Horizon Elementary students for years now. After my daughter Kelsey sustained a traumatic brain injury when she was two and a half, there were many who told me that her long-term outcome would be grim at best. Right temporal and frontal lobe […]

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  • November 12, 2007

    Mrs. Theresa Oleson – Westside Elementary

    There is nothing worse than your child coming to you and saying “I am the stupidest kid in my class.” My son is seven years old and just completed second grade. He has had a hard time picking up on reading. In trying to find help for him through the district, I was told normal […]

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  • November 12, 2007

    Mrs. Heidi Schaefer – St. Olaf Catholic School

    I only hope I can find the right words because “thank you” just doesn’t seem to say enough. Mrs. Schaefer is a 3rd grade teacher who came to St Olaf School last fall. As might happen with any new faculty, our parental trepidation about her skills soon turned to confidence.. She set lofty goals for […]

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  • November 12, 2007

    Mr. Ryan Andersen – Mountain Ridge Jr. High

    I am nominating Mr. Ryan Andersen for the KSL Teacher Feature. Mr. Andersen is teaching his first year of Technology at Mountain Ridge Jr. High in Highland. Ryan in not only a great teacher, but he is also my husband and father to our two little girls. In addition to teaching and raising a young […]

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  • November 12, 2007

    Mrs. Susan Indo – Cherry Hills Elementary

    Dear KSL and Zions Bank, I am writing to you to nominate Mrs. Susan Indo. She is currently the principal at Cherry Hills. She has been an educator in the state of Utah for over 20 years. She has done it all from teaching to administration. She loves children so much and always goes the […]

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  • November 10, 2007

    Mrs. Debbie Eldredge – Westfield Elementary School

    Mrs. Eldredge was my daughter’s kindergarten teacher for the 2006-2007 school year. I know that all parents are scared when sending their first child to kindergarten but it was particularly challenging for us because our daughter, Hadley, is deaf. We could not have been happier with the support she received from her teacher. During the […]

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  • September 7, 2007

    Mrs. Laura Reina – William Penn Elementary

    To Whom It May Concern: I am writing to you about a wonderful and devoted teacher, Laura Reina of William Penn Elementary. Mrs. Reina has been making a difference with kids before she was even finished with her own education. She began working with students at Millcreek Elementary while she was attending the University of […]

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