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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 27, 2009

    Sherrie Dunford – Diamond Fork Junior High School

    A few weeks ago my wife and I sat in the little theater at Spanish Fork High School enjoying the beautiful music performed by the high school orchestras, of which our youngest son is a part. The experience caused me to reflect upon the progress of the orchestra program in Spanish Fork during the time […]
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  • October 27, 2009

    Melanie Oviatt – Manila Elementary

    Dear KSL Teacher Feature Panel of Judges: I am grateful for the opportunity I have been given to write this letter of recommendation for Mrs. Melanie Oviatt. She is a “one-in-a-million” teacher who has been a glowing light within the walls of Manila Elementary School. Our school has many good teachers who work very hard […]
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  • October 27, 2009

    Dr. Shannon Roberts – Woods Cross High School

    Dr. Shannon Roberts (Dr. R) is the band teacher at Woods Cross High School. I have heard it said that Woods Cross has one of the best music programs in the state. Not only does he teach students about music, he teaches them about life. He often spends time in class talking to the students […]
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  • October 27, 2009

    David Davis – Bingham High School

    We would like to Nominate Mr. David Davis, Tennis Coach and English Honors Teacher for Bingham High School. Mr. Davis has taught and coached three of our children. We have got to know Coach Davis as the Bingham Tennis Coach when our daughters played tennis for him. He has made a huge difference in our […]
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  • October 27, 2009

    Sally Ogilvie – Syracuse Elementary

    It is with great pleasure that I write you today to tell you about a very special teacher. I will share with you one of my own personal experiences which also represents the many lives Mrs. Ogilvie has touch and influenced over the years as a first grade teacher. My daughter had Mrs. Ogilvie when […]
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  • October 27, 2009

    Becky Newton – Taylor Elementary

    Ms. Newton really deserves to be featured in the KSL Teacher Feature. Being a new teacher at our school in 2005 I was a little nervous , we had never had a first year teacher before. My oldest son (Chayden), was enrolled in Ms. Newtons class. I was initially impressed with her and I felt […]
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  • October 27, 2009

    Karen Schlosser – Lakeridge Junior High School

    This is a somewhat different nomination received for Teacher Feature, however the influence of this teacher is not only touching the students she is teaching, but the blossoming young teachers who will continue her legacy. With some trepidation our daughter started her student teaching assignment in January of this year. She was nervous about this […]
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  • October 27, 2009

    Scott Buck – Diamond Fork Junior High School

    When Garret Bardsley was lost he was going to be a student at Spanish Fork Middle School(changed to Diamond Fork Junior High). His parents wanted to build a school in a South American country in his name and so Spanish Fork Middle School wanted to help. Mr. Buck, an English teacher, took on the project. […]
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  • October 27, 2009

    Walter Lewis – Oquirrh Hills Middle School

    Mr. Walter Lewis is a fantastic math teacher at Oquirrh Hills Middle School. He mades learning math fun and interesting for all students. Math comes alive in his classroom. Mr. Lewis incorporates technology, cooperative learning, exploration, and making real world connections into his classroom. He applies for grants to further help the students and staff […]
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  • June 30, 2009

    Scott Flox – Oak Hollow Elementary

    Mr. Flox is a teacher that IS a TEACHER. He is not teaching for the paycheck or the accolades. He is not seeking out awards or recognition – he just thrills in seeing the light go on in a child’s eyes when they understand a concept or express an idea. He fosters a comfortable learning […]
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  • June 23, 2009

    Shanae Richardson – Jackling Elementary School

    Teacher Feature, Miss Shanae Richardson is the Reading Specialist at Jackling Elementary School in Granite District. As Reading Specialist, she works with children in the early grades, kindergarten through third grades struggling with their reading skills. Miss Richardson is loved by many of the parents, her students, and her fellow teachers. Her great kindness, her […]
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  • June 16, 2009

    Julie Arnold – Valley View Elementary

    Please help our family honor an exceptional teacher, Mrs. Julie Arnold, who saved our son and brother’s life, literally. Jarom Mercer, a student at Valley View Elementary, rushed out of the lunch room and didn’t take the time to finish chewing his lunch. After having trouble swallowing the food, he went in the restroom to […]
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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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