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Teachers of the Year Awarded During ‘Fantastic 49’

Board of Education directors recognized educators June 11 during "Fantastic 49" achievements, ahead of a monthly meeting at the education service center in District 49.

Twenty teachers from various schools were honored. Several attended the meeting to address the board members. Andrea Aragon, teacher at Ridgeview Elementary School, shared her excitement about working in a district that emphasizes and recognizes music programs.

Sarafina Bailey, teacher at Evans International Elementary School, said that she was glad to receive the list of other nominees. She told her peers that she proceeded to watch all of their educational videos online.

“I wish my students were here to see this,” said Sarah Temple, teacher at Vista Ridge High School.
 
Shelly Welch receives a teacher of the year award 
 
Sarah Temple receives a teacher of the year award 
 
Tonya Hackett receives a teacher of the year award 
 
 Sarafina Bailey, teacher at Evans International Elementary School, receives a teacher of the year award

 Eric Lustig receives a teacher of the year award  
Kayla Maldonado
kmaldonado@d49.org
719.495.1144