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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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  • December 19, 2011

    Johnny Matich – Taylorsville High School

    When I was in eleventh grade is when i met Mr. Matich. This was in 2008 and he then taught English at Granger High School. Matich was an extremely caring and very respectful person. He always listened to what I had to say and took me very serious. He had such a huge impact on […]
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  • December 6, 2011

    Ron Lewis – Mountainville Academy

    Mr. Lewis was my fifth grade teacher at Mountainville Academy in Alpine, Utah. I am currently a seventh grader at Timberline Junior High; but I still remember the great qualities he possesses and will always possess. Ron Lewis was flying home on a glorious sunny day on his way back to work from a business […]
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  • November 29, 2011

    Margaret Pratt – Bingham High School

    So many teachers at Bingham High School work hard and influence numerous students every day. I can think of many who have helped me. However, the teacher who has had the most influence on my life in High School so far would be my Honors English teacher, Margaret Pratt. Margaret Pratt is an outstanding English […]
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  • November 22, 2011

    Rebecca Schaefer – Westland Elementary School

    The 2010/2011 school year was difficult for our family as we were in the process of diagnosing my Kindergarten aged son. Mrs. Schaefer was a HUGE help with the process. Once our son was diagnosed with High Functioning Autism and ADHD, she quickly took action. Not only did she help us get all of the […]
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  • November 16, 2011

    Brendan McGinn – Soldier Hollow Charter School

    Thank you for honoring and recognizing some of the best teachers who make a difference in the lives of our children. I would like to nominate an amazing teacher for your Teacher Feature award. Brendan McGinn has been teaching the 4th grade at Soldier Hollow Charter School for at least six years now, and he […]
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  • November 9, 2011

    Pat Ashcroft – North Park Elementary School

    Mrs. Pat Ashcroft teaches kindergarten. She does a fantastic job and goes above and beyond the call of duty everyday. Mrs. Ashcroft arrives at school before 7am each morning and stays late each evening trying to make sure that everything is just right for her students. I would like to share a few examples of […]
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  • November 1, 2011

    Ali Dances – Montessori Learning Center

    Have you ever heard of the poem “The Road Not Taken”, by Robert Frost? How about “A Psalm of Life”, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, or “If You Were Busy Being Kind”, by R. Foreman? At the Montessori Learning Center in Lindon all children Kindergarten age and up learn these and other inspirational poems. Who is […]
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  • October 25, 2011

    Craig Smith – Lone Peak High School

    It was not until my final year of high school that I had the privilege of being taught by a truly amazing teacher: Mr. Smith. Before I took his math class, just the thought of taking AP Calculus made me quail. Now, after taking his class, I am interested in majoring in engineering. Looking back, […]
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  • October 18, 2011

    Charlotte McGee – Shelley Elementary School

    I have been looking all year long for a special way to say thank you to Mrs. McGee, a truly amazing teacher. I came across “Teacher Feature” about a month ago. I hope she will be honored for all her hard work, time, dedication and love for teaching. I have had two of my children […]
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  • October 11, 2011

    Marilyn Johnson – Rose Springs Elementary

    We were nervous moving to a new school. My son is “high-functioning” autistic (and I used to work with special-needs children, so I’ve seen various teachers deal with special-needs students in various ways). My son doesn’t handle change well. I took some comfort when we first met his new 5th grade teacher, Mrs. Johnson, because […]
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  • October 7, 2011

    Linda Noorda – Gramercy Elementary School

    Linda Noorda has been a very dedicated teacher at Gramercy Elementary in the Ogden School district for 25 years. She has taught third grade, fourth grade and she is currently teaching kindergarten. She loves the children and shows them love by using her kind and gentle voice. Always reaching out to her students, she never […]
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  • September 27, 2011

    Lauri Hawkins – Garland Elementary School

    Mrs. Hawkins is one amazing Teacher! My son started in her 3rd grade class in December of this year. Her class was already full but she was still willing to take him on anyway. When my son first entered her class he was struggling with reading and spelling especially. His self esteem was low and […]
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