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KSL NewsRadio and Cyprus Credit Union 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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  • April 23, 2014

    Steven Dowdle – Karl G. Maesar Prep Academy

    If you ask our daughter (a senior) who is her favorite teacher of all the time she has spent in school the past 12 years, she will without hesitation say MR. DOWDLE!!! I don’t know of a finer teacher out there. I have seen him teach with such animated passion, brilliance and excitement. He loves […]
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  • April 16, 2014

    Randall Kammerman – Herriman High School

    When Randall Kammerman gave up a good position in the business sector to be a high school business teacher, he knew that he would be giving his students knowledge and practice that would help them be more successful adults. As a high school student a few years ago, he was influenced by great mentor teachers […]
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  • April 9, 2014

    Dennis Heidel – Bennion Junior High

    I represent my family in nominating Mr. Dennis Heidel, instrumental music teacher at Bennion Junior High school, for consideration as KSL Teacher Feature Award. Fourteen years ago Mr. Heidel left work in the private sector and became a junior high school music teacher where he has influenced the lives of more than 160 students each […]
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  • April 2, 2014

    Candis Clayton – Utah School of the Deaf and the Blind

    Candis is a preschool teacher at the Utah School of the Deaf in Orem. This is the second year she has taught my son who has a hearing loss. Candis is the most amazing teacher I have ever encountered and I am a teacher myself. Every Monday we have an hour long therapy session where […]
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  • March 25, 2014

    Vickie Dean – Copper Hills Elementary

    Vickie Dean is an amazing educator and instructional leader for our school, Copper Hills Elementary in Magna, and educators all over the state of Utah. She is a technology wizard who shares her work with anyone who will use it to help kids achieve. She took the idea of a student data book and developed […]
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  • March 19, 2014

    Hailey Haslam Bass – Woods Cross High School

    Mrs. Bass has taught my son for the last two years at Woods Cross High School. My son is now a Junior. School is not where he wants to be. It is not easy to be somewhere every single day that you do not want to be and it is not easy to feel like […]
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  • March 12, 2014

    Richard Gray – Legacy Elementary

    Mr. Gray is the school bus driver for my grandson. Kole is 7 years old and has autism. I have never known anyone like this wonderful person. He has been trying to help Kole to like getting on the bus and like going to school. In that effort, he has given Kole a pillow pet […]
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  • March 5, 2014

    Cathy Condie – Hobble Creek Elementary

    The first time anyone looks through Mrs. Cathy Condie’s hall leading to her exciting classroom, they see artwork that looks like it should be in a museum but is created by every student in her fourth grade class! Every year as a parent, I look at the art even if my kids are not in […]
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  • February 26, 2014

    Rebecca Ray – American Preparatory Academy

    I don’t like not knowing when she will be home. I don’t like going to bed knowing that she will be up for hours still and only get a couple hours of sleep. I don’t like how she brings her work home with her and works all weekend. I don’t like how she answers her […]
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  • February 26, 2014

    Diane Crim & Niki Hack – Salt Lake Center for Science Education

    I hope that you will consider the nomination of a pair of teachers that work together to make math and science come alive for their students. Math teacher Diane Crim brings her enthusiasm for math to school every day. She is brilliant in her ability to help students understand the relevance of math and how […]
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  • February 26, 2014

    Elisa Posey – Corner Canyon High School

    In September, 2010, my daughter, Tiffany, who was just starting her junior year at Alta High School, was diagnosed with cancer. Since she was not able to attend school regularly, she was assigned to a home-hospital teacher, Ms. Elisa Posey. Ms. Posey was her home-hospital teacher for the next two years until she graduated from […]
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  • February 26, 2014

    Aaron Hadfield – Brighton High School

    I have listened to KSL News radio every morning for the last couple of years and each time I hear the ‘teacher feature’ presentation I always begin to think about who I would nominate for this award if I had the chance to do so. This past summer I graduated from the University of Utah. […]
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