Kelly Elementary, Benton, Mo.
COMMENTS FROM THE NOMINATION FORMS:
"She works real hard to make sure we do our best, and when we're good and listen she gives us Daugherty dollars. "
"She is very loving and caring and shows us everyday how much she enjoys teaching. She always has a smile on her face and doesn't get upset with us."
"If you get stuck on a question she will explain and help you understand the question."
"Ms. Daugherty is the kindest, most sincere teacher I have met. I...have worked with many different teachers. She works so hard to make sure each child is learning to their potential. My son thinks the world of her."
"When you walk down the hall you can tell which room is hers. The kids' work is proudly displayed and it is truly amazing to know that 1st graders completed the projects."
"My son is learning math and reading skills that I never would have thought possible."