The Altus Kiwanis Club was pleased to honor the Altus Public Schools' Teachers of the Year again this year during their Friday, March 25th, 2011 meeting. This annual event was started a number of years ago to recognize these teachers for their superior teaching skills and dedication to the ideals of teaching. The club is very happy to have had such a great turnout of teachers and principals.
Teachers of the Year in the photo (plus several principals) are:
FRONT ROW (from left) - Joy Whitlock, Rivers Elementary Teacher of the Year; Jaclyn Bull, Will Rogers Elementary Teacher of the Year; Susan Hepner, Altus Intermediate School Teacher of the Year and Altus Teacher of the Year; Cathy Shaffer, Washington Elementary Teacher of the Year; and Cathy Madl, Sunset Elementary Teacher of the Year.
BACK ROW (from left) - Mark Whitlock, Sunset Elementary Principal; Catherine Gover, Altus Junior High Teacher of the Year; Dale Latham, Altus HS Asst. Principal; Jay Richeson, Altus Intermediate School Principal; Renee Long, Washington Elementary School Principal; Cheryl Anderson, Roosevelt Elementary Principal; Debbie Nobles, Will Rogers Elementary Principal; and James LeGrand, Altus High School Teacher of the Year. Not pictured is Tawna Shultz, Roosevelt Elementary Teacher of the Year
Also shown, back row, far right, is Altus Kiwanian Mary Kruska, who was the Kiwanian of the Day and organizer of the event. A BIG Thank You goes to all of the APS Teachers of the Year for their contribution to the education of our children and for being recognized as outstanding teachers. Another BIG Thank You goes to Mary Kruska for putting this event together!