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Timothy Goodman - Saratoga Shores Elementary

12/4/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Timothy Goodman of Saratoga Shores Elementary school. Mr. Thomas runs the classroom like a small town where every student is expected to pick up their assigned role to make the classroom continue to work. Mr. Goodman receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the Anniversary Inn, dinner for two at the Roof Restaurant downtown, and two season passes to the new Hale Center Theater. At the end of the year, one lucky...

Duration:00:01:27

Lynette Gittens - Athlos Academy of Utah in Herriman

11/27/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Lynette Gittens from Athlos Academy of Utah in Herriman. After a parent's son passed away, Mrs. Gittens took the brother under her wing who was suffering. She is humble thoughtful and giving. Mrs. Gittens receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the Anniversary Inn, dinner for two at the Roof Restaurant downtown, and two season passes to the new Hale Center Theater. At the end of the year, one lucky teacher will win...

Duration:00:01:25

Jennifer Ziggler - Antelope Elementary School

11/20/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Jennifer Ziggler at Antelope Elementary School in Clearfield. She's been teaching for 25 years and loves kindergarten. She is always planning ahead. She was nominated by her husband Gary who sais she is always planning ahead on what she will be doing, and the students love her. Mrs. Ziggler receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the Anniversary Inn, dinner for two at the Roof Restaurant downtown, and two season...

Duration:00:01:06

Lori Drake - NUAMES High School

11/13/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Lori Drake at NUAMES High School in Layton. Lori Drake is that teacher. The one that everyone adores. And she might have saved a student's life in class after a head injury. She says she doesn't do it for the money and that she watches over every student in the school. Ms. Drake receive a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the Anniversary Inn, dinner for two at the Roof Restaurant downtown, and two season passes to the...

Duration:00:01:05

Lindsey Pettibone - Fox Hollow Elementary

11/6/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Lindsey Pettibone a 5th grade teacher at Fox Hollow Elementary in West Jordan. Ms. Pettibone has a special love for her students and leaves personalized notes on the student's desk every day. She just wants to know the students are learning and growing. Ms. Pettibone receive a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the Anniversary Inn, dinner for two at the Roof Restaurant downtown, and two season passes to the new Hale...

Duration:00:01:03

Alejandro Saine and Heidi Hancock - Sand Springs Elementary

10/30/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Alejandro Saine and Heidi Hancock from the Spanish language program at Sand Springs Elementary. They were nominated by parents of a student who was dealing with PTSD after a tornado tore through Davis County. The teachers would go out of their way to help calm him down any time he became anxious. Alejandro Saine and Heidi Hancock receive a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the Anniversary Inn, dinner for two at the Roof...

Duration:00:01:00

Lyndee McKay - Hillcrest High School

10/23/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Lyndee McKay an English teacher at Hillcrest High School. Mrs. McKay says her students make her job worth while. She really does care about every single one of them. She says "the actual teaching part is the most rewarding" and "seeing them grow into strong responsible, just good people. That's my goal" Mrs. McKay receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the Anniversary Inn, dinner for two at the Roof Restaurant...

Duration:00:01:00

Tonya Hyatt - Heritage Elementary

10/16/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Tonya Hyatt of Heritage Elementary school in Layton. Her 5th grade class gathered to recieve her award. She enjoys everything she does because she loves helping out the kids. She does it all for the kids. The kids make her job worth everything. Ms. Hyatt receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the Anniversary Inn, dinner for two at the Roof Restaurant downtown, and two season passes to the new Hale Center Theater....

Duration:00:01:01

Amy Walters - Diamond Ridge Elementary

10/9/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Amy Walters of Diamond Ridge Elementary School in West Valley. Amy works with students who have mild to severe learning disabilities and who struggle with behavior. Amy says recognition doesn't happen very often in teaching, so the award means that much more to her. She just wants to make a difference in the children's lives. Amy Walters receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the Anniversary Inn, dinner for two at...

Duration:00:01:00

Emily Sheets - Meadow Brook Elementary

9/25/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Emily Sheets a 3rd grade teacher from Meadow Brook Elementary. When one of her students was diagnosed with a stomach condition Ms. Sheets took a personal interest making sure that she was helping her through bad episodes and was regularly updating the parents of her condition while in class. Ms. Sheets receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the Anniversary Inn, dinner for two at the Roof Restaurant downtown, and...

Duration:00:01:03

Meline Hansen - Midas Creek Elementary

9/18/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Meline Hansen, a kindergarten teacher at Midas Creek Elementary. Colleague Trish Calhoun nominated Mrs. Hansen "plans fun, engaging and challenging lessons for her students. She has a knack for discussing concerns with parents and is willing to help other teachers navigate through the first years of teaching. She is a Mentor for new teachers and loves to bring new ideas to our school." Mrs. Hansen receives a special recognition award from Zions...

Duration:00:00:56

Greg Park - Timpanogos High School

9/11/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Greg Park from Timpanogos High School. Mr Park does it all teaching 6 subjects at the school from student government to Japanese. A student nominated him because their life was hugely impacted by him as a teacher. Just being there for the students and making them feel safe means the world to him. Mr. Park receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the Anniversary Inn, dinner for two at the Roof Restaurant downtown,...

Duration:00:01:05

Ashley Calhoon - Golden Fields Elementary

8/30/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Ashley Calhoon, a special education teacher from Golden Fields Elementary. She was nominated by a fellow teacher and always does an excellent job, and she really does care about the kids. The Principal says she has a compassion for all the children, and they just adore her. Mrs. Calhoon receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the Anniversary Inn, dinner for two at the Roof Restaurant downtown, and two season passes...

Duration:00:01:02

Marvin Hull - Malan's Peak High School

8/28/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Marvin Hull from Malan's Peak High School. Mr Hull works in the youth corrections program as an English teacher, and has for the past 22 years. He works with some of the most difficult students in the state, and every day greeted them with a smile. Mr. Hull says he doesn't judge the student by their background, which he hopes gives them opportunity to grow in the future. Mr. Hull receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight...

Duration:00:01:02

Diane Rockwood - Freedom Elementary

6/26/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Diane Rockwood who is now the Principle of Freedom Elementary. She taught for 26 years prior to the nomination. The mother of one of her students nominated Principle Rockwood because her son who has mild autism, was able to come out of his skin and participate in Principle Rockwood's classes prior to her becoming principle. A huge step for the student. Principal Rockwood receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the...

Duration:00:01:02

Marc Allen - Woods Cross High School

6/12/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Marc Allen from Woods Cross High School. Mr Allen tries to listen to each student individually. When faced with a student who ran into problems with drugs and alcohol, Mr. Allen pushed the student into finishing high school. And she now is looking at going to college for teaching to inspire future students like she was. Mr. Allen receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the Anniversary Inn, dinner for two at the...

Duration:00:01:01

Andy Bolen - Wallace Stegner Academy

6/5/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Andy Bolen an 8th grade teacher at Wallace Stegner Academy. After receiving the award in front of the whole school and being apprehensive to accept it, he said he doesn't teach to get awards. His wife who also works at the school was mentioned as well. They make up a great team at the school. Mr. Bolen and his wife are willing to go above and beyond for the sake of their students. Mr. Bolan receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an...

Duration:00:01:00

Michelle Smith - Box Elder High School

5/29/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Michelle Smith a financial literacy teacher from Box Elder High School. It was a big decision to leave a higher paying job to be a teacher. A decision that is not all that common. Mrs Smith just believes that the money isn't what it's all about. Principal Gary Allen says that "Mrs. Smith has brought a standard of excellence and she expects a lot from her kids and they love her." Michelle Smith receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an...

Duration:00:01:00

Lay Kou - Southland Elementary

5/22/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Ley Kou a teacher at Southland Elementary in Riverton. Nominated by a parent who's had multiple students in Ms. Kou's classes over the years. Ms. Kou goes above and beyond, even bringing food to the family home of the students when she found out a couple of the students were sick. She says the recognition from the parents is the best reward she could possibly get. Ms. Kou receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the...

Duration:00:01:01

Shaynie Wayman - Oquirrah Elementary

5/15/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Shaynie Wayman a special ed teacher from Oquirrah Elementary. She worked tirelessly to catch one of the students up to speed. When the students' parents became homeless, they had to move the student to a new school. Mrs. Wayman helped personally with the transition of the student to a new school and a new teacher. She also kept in touch long after the student had been out of the previous school. Mrs. Wayman receives a special recognition award from...

Duration:00:01:01