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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...

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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...

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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

Glen Carpenter - Stansbury High

5/8/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Glen Carpenter a drama teacher at Stansbury High. He gave up an accounting career to teach, and many students feel like they have a safe haven in Mr. Carpenter's classroom. He says that drama helps kids be better students, it helps them get higher test scores, and it helps them use every ounce of their brain. He has been commended by the principal for being able to pull the best out of the students. And he coaches drama students to state...

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Stephen Warner - Settlement Canyon Elementary

5/1/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Stephen a 5th grade teacher at Settlement Canyon Elementary in Tooele. It's been a rough year for Mr. Warner after being diagnosed with cancer. Despite taking time off for his treatments, he still showed up to the school every day to see his students. He says that if you find a job doing what you love, you'll never work a day in your life. He never feels like he is working. He has a drive despite the adversity and you'd never know he was even...

Duration:00:00:59

Terry Hunter - Oak Canyon Junior High

4/24/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Terry Hunter a career and technology teacher at Oak Canyon Junior High. He was nominated by a parent because of his great teaching skills as well as his dedication to the Technology Student Association. He gives so many hours to the program because they are building real skills for the workplace students will later be in. Plus he loves getting up every day to come to work and watch the progress the students make. Mr. Hunter receives a special...

Duration:00:01:00

Keriann Moore - Doxey Elementary

4/17/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Keriann Moore of Doxey Elementary in Sunset. She is actually not a teacher, she is one of the schools' secretaries. She was nominated because she regularly helps a student test his diabetes on a daily basis. She went out of her way to learn how to give insulin shots, and the shots and the needles scared her to death at first. And especially because the student is just a first grader. But she says that it's life and death, and she just loves the kids...

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JoAnn Bahr- Harvigsen Elementary School

4/10/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to JoAnn Bahr at Harvigsen Elementary School. JoAnn has been working 28 years in the Granite School District where she was more recently asked to help special needs students who are unable to communicate correctly. She's immersed herself in speech and "comes up with great ideas, and runs with all the initiative she needs to make sure those ideas are incorporated into the classroom with her kids." JoAnn receives a special recognition award from Zions...

Duration:00:01:01

Lori Crockett- Shelley Elementary

4/3/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Lori Crockett a kindergarten teacher at Shelley Elementary in American Fork. She was nominated by a parent who's son's little brother recently passed. Mrs Crockitt took the student under her wings and was everything the student needed to get through, while still being successful in school. Mrs Crockett receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the Anniversary Inn, dinner for two at the Roof Restaurant downtown, and...

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Tracy Findlay- Longview Elementary

3/27/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Tracy Findlay a third-grade teacher at Longview Elementary. She had never taught an autistic student in 21 years of teaching. Ms. Findlay began to learn new things, new techniques, to be able to teach the student better. This blew the student's parents away since no one had ever done that for them before. Ms. Findlay receives a special recognition award from Zions Bank, an overnight stay at the Anniversary Inn, dinner for two at the Roof Restaurant...

Duration:00:01:01

Sandra Curtis - Nibley Elementary

3/20/2018
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This week's teacher feature award goes to Sandy Curtis a 3rd grade teacher at Nibley Elementary. With the sudden death of her son and her husband's cancer, she is still able to make every day special for her students. She wants to make sure that by the time her students leave 3rd grade, they are pretty special, and that they can soar to the next level of education. The nomination by a parent took her completely by surprise and thinks every teacher at Nibly Elementary should share the award...

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