COMMENTS FROM THE NOMINATION FORMS:
"She ALWAYS comes to school with a positive attitude. She always keeps a smile on her face and is the best example of a teacher. Now that I am a senior in high school she is one teacher that will have an impact on my life."
"In the life of Mrs. Gordon there is never a dull moment. She will bend over backward for anybody. She does what is needed and then some."
"She is truly one in a million. She is also in charge of P.B.I.S. that gives kids opportunities to get awarded for positive behavior."
"Even though I'm now a high school senior I still look up to Mrs. Gordon for her positive attitude and drive to keep moving forward!"
"I am now a senior and going to SEMO to become an elementary teacher. Mrs. Gordon has been the greatest influence in my decision of becoming a teacher."
"I've never seen her mad. Not even once. She is the happiest teacher I know and would do anything for her students. Of all the teachers I've had, K through 12, she is by far the greatest."
"She helps the kids learn to read by making characters come to life in the story."
"She is the most kind, caring, generous human being I have ever met."
"She has crazy, awesome patience and is very likeable to every kid. Every time I walk in her room I see happy kids and a smile on her face. She is a light to our school."
"She has a light that ceases to fade. Mrs. Gordon is an inspiration not only to her students past and present, but for the parents, co-workers, and anyone else who has the privilege of getting to know her."
"She oozes love and compassion from every pore. She is truly a leader in all ways that matter. Her actions speak louder than words and they are screaming 'Heartland's Best!'"