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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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  • June 17, 2014

    Suzette Wilson – Fremont Elementary

    I would like to nominate Suzette for this award. She is a 5th grade teacher at Fremont Elementary and through her work with the living classroom; she has introduced her students to learning math, science, art and communication through their love of animals. Suzette started the Living Classroom a couple of years ago by taking […]
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  • June 11, 2014

    Mallory Stone – Snow Springs Elementary

    Mrs. Stone, is an amazing teacher, she strides to make each of her students do the best they can. She is always encouraging the students to do their best. And is always willing to help them improve. Mrs. Stone, has made huge improvements with my daughter, she was below grade leave before going into the […]
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  • June 4, 2014

    Antonio Martin – Morningside Elementary

    Master Martin, who is currently an 8th degree black belt teacher in Taekwondo, is a volunteer Taekwondo teacher at my daughter’s school. He has been teaching one-hour Taekwondo class at school gym free of charge for the past several years on Monday and Wednesday mornings before class begins. When my daughter, who is in third […]
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  • June 3, 2014

    Michelle Johnson – Elk Ridge Middle School

    I am a 7th grader at Elk Ridge Middle School, and I absolutely love Miss Johnson. In years past I have absolutely hated math. I always ended up doing okay, but the thought of going to math class put a pit in the bottom of my stomach. I would come home crying in worry about […]
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  • May 21, 2014

    Robert Nelson – West Point Junior High

    I am nominating a person who is a hero in my eyes. Robert “Bob” Nelson is a speech teacher for the Davis School District and works with the deaf and hard of hearing children. He came into my daughter Katie’s life when she transferred from the Utah School of the Deaf and Blind to her […]
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  • May 14, 2014

    Synda Thomas – Syracuse Arts Academy

    I would like to nominate Sydney Thomas from the junior high building in Syracuse arts academy. She is one of those teachers that the world is starting to miss. She teaches history like no one else. All the other history teachers I’ve had just gave us the textbook and a worksheet. Mrs. Thomas tells us […]
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  • May 7, 2014

    Jackie Kegel – Monte Vista Elementary

    Dear KSL, During the last 7 years (including kindergarten) I have been going to Monte Vista Elementary School. I would like to nominate Jackie Kegel, for your Teacher Feature award. She teaches 3rd grade. While you read this you will read about why I like her, fun things she did with us, and she still […]
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  • April 30, 2014

    Calvin Purser – Windridge Elementary

    Calvin Purser has changed my son’s life. My son entered 4th grade after having suffered depression, anxiety, difficulty sleeping and shutting down due to severe bullying at a different school. The school change proved to be the best choice. I was working so hard to figure out how to help my son; he would do […]
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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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