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Most Recent Educator of the Year Articles

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Rene Leimberg This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The best teachers are the ones that not only enhance your understanding of the material and leave you enlightened, but change your life in innumerable ways as well. Mrs. Leimberg is such a teacher. When I entered AP Language and Composition last... (more »)
The Rhythm of Education
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To interlock the elegance of written English with the pulchritudinous truths of the bible seems an impenetrable task, daunting the pedagogues of schools who crave to instruct the holy word without diverting focus from their selected subjects.... (more »)
Mrs. McColl
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“Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students” (Soloman Ortiz). The first day of this year, I was very excited to start one of my favorite subjects, US History. In Fifth and... (more »)
Korinne Stinson
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I’ve been in school for twelve years. Over these 12 long years, I have had over forty different teachers. Because of the multiple different educators I have had, it’s easy to lose track of what qualities I liked and disliked about... (more »)
The Legendary Teacher
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When you think of a teacher that someone looks forward to going to her class, you think of Mrs. Sierra. She teaches Pre-Calculus at Hyde Park High School, and she makes learning fun and easy. She doesn’t drone on like most math teachers and... (more »)
What Makes Her Special This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Laura Mullen is an 8th grade teacher at Murphy Middle School. She teaches honors English and on-level reading. I assume that I am writing from the perspective of all of her students when I say that she has changed the way we look at the world.... (more »)
Ms. Harkins
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Ms. Harkins was the best teacher ever. She didn't just think of me as a student; she treated me like I was her own kid. From the very first day I met her, she made me feel comfortable. She was so friendly and she made her classroom feel like a... (more »)
Señora
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Since sophomore year, I have been in the wonderful class of Señora Brooks. She teaches her students about the culture and incorporates fun games into learning. She is young, yet seems very experienced. In AP Spanish, she encourages us to only... (more »)
Educator of the Year: Marilyn Yung, Language Arts
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Six years of teaching country kids with bad grammar. That’s what Marilyn Yung did at Kirbyville Middle School. She teaches sixth through eighth graders, who grew up saying ain’t. Which sadly doesn’t have a red squiggly line under it. Mrs.... (more »)
Teacher and Friend
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Being a teacher is more than just educating students. It is about creating relationships. Some teachers or coaches just focus on their sole job: never looking deeper into knowing the students. At my school, the majority of the educators,... (more »)
Senor Schaffer
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In the Eifel (a region in germany) it wasn't so easy due to the permanent dark and gloomy sky, but Senor Schaffer always found away to engage us into learning. He has good sense of humor, he always thought outside of the box on ways to teach us... (more »)
Educator of the Year
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Caitlin McColl teaches AP U.S. history at Hyde Park High School. She is of the most hard-working, supportive, and caring people I know. She deeply cares about her students and their education, and makes sure we have all the tools needed to pass... (more »)
Legacy Bigger Than Himself
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Walking into his classroom, I feel like I’m home. The air seems warmer, the lights seem brighter, the smell is familiar, all aspects of the room come together to form a feeling of comfort and safety in my heart. Coach Carpenter greets me... (more »)
Educator of the Year Mrs. Foxwell
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I feel that Mrs. Foxwell at Brandywine Springs School was a great business teacher because she educated me the minute I stepped into her class during the first day of 6th grade. Mrs. Foxwell taught me well and got me ready for the business... (more »)
Mrs. Persinger This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The person I would like to nominate for Educator of the Year is  Sheryl Persinger, my eighth grade English teacher at All Saints Catholic School. She was caring, relatable, religious,  understanding , and inspirational. ... (more »)
EOY Essay
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Mrs. Wood, was my science teacher, friend, and someone who always helped me. 8th grade was a new year, and I had no clue what to expect. I had the basic four classes: Math, Science, English, and Social Studies. Mrs. Wood was my science teacher;... (more »)
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