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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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  • September 4, 2012

    Candis Facer – Valley Elementary School

    Mrs. Candy Facer is retiring after teaching at Valley Elementary for 40 plus years. She has touched the lives of three generations with her patient demeanor and creative teaching style. Two of my children have been blessed to be in her classroom. My son was in her class 7 years ago and she had a […]
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  • August 30, 2012

    Diann Bowles – Orchard Elementary School

    I would like to nominate Ms. Diann Bowles for the Teacher Feature award. She is a very kind and warm hearted kindergarten teacher at Orchard Elementary School. She has become a ray of sunshine to my young son, Aiden. Ms. Bowles has taken the time to make sure he is a successful and happy student, […]
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  • June 18, 2012

    Bruce Borrowman – Syracuse Arts Academy

    I am nominating my science teacher, his name is Bruce Borrowman. I am nominating him because he has a good way of teaching and he is also fun. I love going to his class everyday because I always learn well and have a fun time at the same time. He teaches science better than any […]
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  • June 14, 2012

    Donna Armstrong – Plymouth Elementary

    After 31 years of public service in the Granite School District, Donna S. Armstrong is retiring from teaching. With so many years of dedicated service to the children and community I would like to nominate her as an outstanding educator in The KSL Teacher Feature. Donna is currently employed at Plymouth Elementary, but began her […]
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  • June 5, 2012

    Wendy Casperson – East Sandy Elementary School

    I wanted to nominate my daughter’s teacher Wendy Casperson. My daughter had Mrs. Casperson as her 5th grade teacher and she is a teacher that goes the extra mile and changes the lives of her students. Below is a copy of a letter my daughter wrote to Mrs. Casperson: Dear Mrs. Casperson, You are the […]
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  • May 29, 2012

    Kerry Downs – Orem High School

    My English teacher, Mr. Downs, would be a very deserving winner of the KSL “Teacher Feature” award. Every time I come to class, my admiration for him grows. He has a unique way of teaching students not only how to form proper sentences and highlight and annotate essays, but also how to live high morals […]
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  • May 22, 2012

    Mary Livingston – Desert Hills Middle School

    I have been meaning to submit a nomination for “Teacher Feature” for several months now! Every time I hear the “Teacher Feature” segment on the radio, I am reminded of how wonderful my past teacher is! I have known Mary Livingston (or “Miss L”) for over 25 years. She was my teacher in 1985 in […]
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  • May 15, 2012

    Jimmy Jones – Cook Elementary School

    I would like to nominate my father and friend, Jimmy Jones as a KSL Teacher Feature teacher. To put it in his era vernacular (he taught his students this word), he is rad, cool, and even bad. When his students think of Mr. Jones, the Browning poem comes to mind. “How much do I love […]
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  • May 7, 2012

    Marguerite Call – Gramercy Elementary School

    Marguerite Call has taught school for 36 years, 34 of which have been spent at Gramercy Elementary in Ogden, Utah. Over those years, education as a whole has seen a decline in the amount of art used in the classroom. Marguerite, however, is a champion for the arts in education. She strongly believes that we […]
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  • May 7, 2012

    Lois Mortensen – Bluffdale Elementary School

    Greetings KSL Newsradio and Zions Bank! It is with great pleasure that I take this opportunity to nominate Lois Mortensen of Bluffdale Elementary for the Teacher Feature award. Lois is a veteran teacher of over 24 years, but new to our Bluffdale Elementary school. I’ll never forget seeing her step out of the school on […]
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  • April 17, 2012

    Grace Struiksma – Channing Hall Charter School

    Many of us don’t like school. In fact, every student finds at least one problem with school. A boring math class, mean students, strict teachers. People find problems in everything that they do, so why should school be an exception? But sometimes, there are some people that make it all worth it to go to […]
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  • April 10, 2012

    Ellie Winder – Granite School District

    Ellie Winder is not your typical educator teaching in a classroom environment. Ellie is the Safety and Mobility Specialist for post high school Special Needs Students in the Granite School District GIFTS Program. She classroom is out in the community with students—teaching them how to travel independently using the Utah Transit System. The ultimate goal […]
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