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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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  • May 13, 2009

    Emily Coombs – Majestic Elementary

    KSL’S BEST TEACHER NOMINATION!!!!!!!!!!!!! My 2nd grade teacher is by far my favorite. Her name is Mrs. Coombs, but her maiden name is Miss Brown. She is an awesome teacher and I wish I could have had her for every grade. Don’t get me wrong, I love all of my teachers I had and have, […]
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  • May 13, 2009

    Laura Hamilton – Ensign Elementary

    Laura teaches a combined 5th/6th grade class at Ensign Elementary in the Salt Lake City School District. Over the past 14 years, all 5 of my children have had Laura for their 5th and 6th grade years–(Anna actually had her for 4th grade as well), and have enjoyed her class. They were/are happy to go […]
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  • March 31, 2009

    David Jolley – South Jordan Middle School

    Mr. Jolley was my son’s seventh grade science teacher. The transition from elementary to middle school was a little difficult for him and very quickly my son had several missing assignments in every class. He was despondent about school and hated going. However, Mr. Jolley was teaching a unit about animals and mentioned something about […]
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  • March 24, 2009

    Bonnie Hagen – Providence Hall Elementary

    As a professional high-tech consultant and trainer, I know what it takes to teach new and often complex concepts to a dynamic group of individuals. At least I thought I did, until I met Ms. Hagen. Her third grade class may not realize now that they have one of the greatest educators I have ever […]
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  • March 17, 2009

    Jaclyn Tapia – Westvale Elementary

    “They may forget what you have said but they will never forget how you made them feel.” This quotation is on Jaclyn Tapia’s First Grade class blog. I feel that this quote very aptly describes Mrs. Tapia’s relationship with her first grade students. When my daughter started school I was disappointed to learn that many […]
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  • March 10, 2009

    Ellen Sabo – Rose Creek Elementary

    I have a son named Preston, up until last year we were told that Preston has asbergers syndrome. Things with Preston have been challenging. He was going to a daycare center for over a year that abused him. So that on top of the illness that we though he had made going to school a […]
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  • March 3, 2009

    Kathy Davis – Centerville Elementary

    Dear Teacher Feature panel, To quote Kathy Davis, “I need your eyes, ears and hearts, please.” This is how Kathy Davis respectfully gets the attention of her students at Centerville Elementary. Kathy Davis is one of the most inspirational teachers with whom I have ever been associated. Her students adore her, excel in her class […]
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  • February 24, 2009

    Miss Sara Budke – Eagle Bay Elementary

    KSL, I heard on the radio today, that we can send in a teacher who has made a difference in this world for children. My daughters teacher this year, is the best that we have ever had. My daughter has grown in every area, due to how creative and positive this teacher is. Her name […]
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  • February 17, 2009

    Steve Sagers – Nibley Park Elementary School

    On the afternoon before he started his first teaching job, my husband Steve, called me frantic telling me there was something really important for his classroom that he needed me to go to the novelty store and find. What was this desperately needed classroom supply? A rubber chicken and some fake black fur. When I […]
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  • February 12, 2009

    DeAnn Sanders – Spanish Oaks Elementary

    Mrs. Sanders has got to be one of the best and most patient teachers in utah. My son is in her 2nd grade class and is way behind the curve on reading and writing. When the school year started Nicholas could not read any better than he could when he left kindergarten. is first grade […]
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  • February 7, 2009

    Kevin Cox – Lehi Junior High School

    We would like to nominate Mr. Kevin Cox, Principal of Lehi Jr. High for “Teacher Feature”. He is not a traditional teacher in the Jr. High, but has taught our son valuable life lessons by his kindness and caring ways. Mr. Cox has been the principal of Lehi Jr. High for all three of our […]
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  • February 7, 2009

    Fenton Billings – Springville High School

    To Whom It Concerns: I would like to nominate a teacher for, the teacher feature program. I’ve been going to do this for a long time. I’ve been putting it off. In the year 1970 I started at Springville High School. I was one of the oldest students in my class, so I got to […]
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