Because of You Awards: April 27, 2021

Posted by Teresa Meyers on 4/28/2021 8:00:00 AM

We would like to recognize Heather Gooch, teacher at Mark Twain Elementary.

 She was nominated by a couple scholars. One says Ms. Gooch is caring, funny, and knows how to explain things to help him understand and reach his goals. Another scholar shares Ms. Gooch is a funny, positive teacher who has helped her learn. Because of you, these scholars say learning is fun and they are always happy to go to class!

 Heather Gooch, teacher at Mark Twain Elementary


We would like to recognize Robert Foster, teacher at Lakota Middle School.

Robert was nominated by a couple scholars. One shares Mr. Foster always makes class fun, explains things well, and helps her understand. A second scholar says Mr. Foster made online school fun during a stressful time, and she feels understood. Because of You, these scholars say they are better at math and come to school in a good mood, ready to learn!

Robert Foster, teacher at Lakota Middle School


We would like to recognize Heather Oliver, teacher at Decatur High School.

She was nominated by a couple scholars. One scholar thanks Ms. Oliver for helping improve her leadership and time management skills. Another says she has given her encouragement and the determination to succeed. Because of you, these scholars say they are proud of who they have become, and they understand how it feels to make a difference!

Heather Oliver, teacher at Decatur High School


We would like to recognize Joan Eilertson, teacher at Illahee Middle School.

Joan was nominated by a couple scholars. One shares Ms. Eilertson provided support while she was struggling, and encouraged her to never give up. Another scholar says Ms. Eilertson listens to her questions and helps find solutions to her problems in remote learning. Because of you, these scholars say they enjoy PE class and feel comfortable in online school!

Joan Eilertson, teacher at Illahee Middle School


We would like to recognize Joel Lindberg, teacher at Todd Beamer High School.

He was nominated by a couple scholars. One states Mr. Lindberg is caring, trustworthy, and goes above and beyond in everything he does. Another scholar shares Mr. Lindberg is kind and will do anything to lift her spirits every day. Because of you, these scholars say they feel valued and feel better about themselves in school!

Joel Lindberg, teacher at Todd Beamer High School