The Eagan Rotary Club honored fourteen Eagan teachers at their annual Teacher Recognition Luncheon on May 6th at the Eagan Community Center. This year marks the twenty-fifth year the Eagan Rotary has recognized local teachers.
The Outstanding Teacher Awards recognize the men and women of Eagan Schools who represent excellence in the teaching profession. Full-time elementary, middle, high school, career and technology, special education teachers, counselors, or media specialists were eligible for nomination. School principals nominated the teacher who made a difference in their student’s lives.
“We are blessed with exceptional teachers, principals and education leaders in Eagan. For that reason, each year we pause to celebrate our local educators by hosting this special recognition event,” said Dr. Thomas Wilson, President of Eagan Rotary. “This event provides an opportunity to call attention to everything our teachers do to make Eagan a great place to learn, live, work and play.”
The honored teachers received gift cards for classroom and teaching supplies. Additional awards were provided by Innovative Office Solutions, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage and Great Clips IMAX Theatre.
The list of 2015 Honored Teachers and their schools are:
· John Rosten, Black Hawk Middle School
· Karen Huberty, Dakota Hills Middle School
· Kathy Bodeker, Deerwood Elementary School
· Mark Brandt, Eagan High School
· Stacy Sanders, Faithful Shepherd School
· Kathryn Haave, Glacier Hills Elementary School
· Becky Hanson, Northview Elementary School
· Starr Wylie, Oak Ridge Elementary School
· Beth Haugen, Pilot Knob STEM Magnet School
· David Brickner, Pinewood Community School
· Rachel Lucius, Rahn Elementary School of Arts and Technology
· Tonia Humble, Red Pine Elementary School
· Karen Schmitz, Thomas Lake Elementary School
· Nancy Slinger, Woodland Elementary School
About Eagan Rotary:
The Eagan Rotary Club consists of approximately 90 business and community leaders who either live or work in Eagan. Every Eagan Rotarian is committed to making a significant difference toward making Eagan a better community in which to work and live. As a leading service organization, the Rotary Club of Eagan regularly provides support for community groups and agencies that benefit the people and civic activities of the area.
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