Because of You Awards: October 23, 2018

Posted by Ashley Rickard on 10/24/2018 3:00:00 PM

Amy Irvine

We would like to recognize Amy Irvine, 5th grade teacher at Meredith Hill Elementary.

A scholar shared that Ms. Irvine is a very kind teacher who always helped him when he needed it. He shared that Ms. Irvine incorporates fun into lessons so the class is active while learning. Because of you, scholars are excited about being in school!

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Coley Veitenhans

We would like to recognize Coley Veitenhans, Leadership teacher at Thomas Jefferson High School.

A scholar shared that Mr. Veitenhans impacts every student he meets or teaches. She shared that Mr. Veitenhans helps Thomas Jefferson’s leadership program scholars discover the importance of embracing school spirit and involvement, and including everyone. Because of you, students have discovered their purpose in their school and community!

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 Emma Scott

We would like to recognize Emma Scott, Family Liaison at Silver Lake Elementary.

A scholar shares that Ms. Scott is the kindest person he has ever met. He was having a hard time last year, and she helped to keep him safe and comfortable. The scholars shares that Ms. Scott makes him feel special and she never turns him away when he needs someone to talk to. Because of you, students feel safe, confident and important!

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Erica Gray

We would like to recognize Erica Gray, Instructional Coach at Lakota Middle School.

One scholar shares that Ms. Gray has impacted her life by supporting her and helping her overcome hardships. She states Ms. Gray is willing to listen and provide a safe place to talk. One of the student's favorite memories with Ms. Gray was when they ate lunch together for the last week of her 8th grade year. Because of you, students believe they can achieve anything!

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Jordan Lybeck

We would like to recognize Jordan Lybeck, Future Farmers of America teacher at Decatur High School.

A scholar shares that Mr. Lybeck is calm in all situations, and knows she will learn so much from him this year. This student appreciates how much Mr. Lybeck cares about animals and that he wants to share it with the kids in 6th period and beyond. Because of you, scholars alway look forward to class and FFA club!

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