COMMENTS FROM THE NOMINATION FORMS:
"...she is truly an inspiration to many and is such a sweet, loving, caring lady. Her enthusiasm and passion for her job shows every day."
"Her encouragement and support for each student is phenomenal. This is one teacher that goes above and beyond the call of duty.'"
"...I could not think of a teacher who has earned a spot as one of the Heartland's Best more than she has."
"I have grown and been many places since being blessed with her as my teacher and I still have not met a more beautiful woman."
"She would dress like characters in the books and talk in different voices."
"...She makes you feel like you are one of her own children. She will treat you and everyone around you fairly."
"She is family to me...truly a blessing to everyone."
"She cares deeply about the children she is teaching and the children she is not teaching."
"Her smile proves genuine joy in her teaching and her glowing personality is noticed by everyone who has met her."
"She tries to make her students believe they are able to do anything or be anything they set their minds to"