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2012 Mentors of the Year

Mentors Of The Yea

Eighteen teachers and counselors from southwest Idaho public schools who guide, support and encourage fellow educators in their pursuit of effective teaching, counseling and professional growth were recognized with Celebration of Teaching – Mentors of the Year Award at Boise State on September 27, 2012.    “By bringing mentors together, we highlight their quality teaching and counseling practices, mentoring skills and abilities to build positive relationships and provide encouragement,” said Barbara Morgan, distinguished educator in residence at Boise State and, as a former elementary school teacher, a driving force behind the awards. “We are delighted to honor these K-12 educators.”   Highlights of the evening included an inspirational keynote address from Channel 7’s Dee Sarton.

The Celebration of Teaching – Mentors of the Year Awards were presented to the following teachers and counselors:

Mentor of the Year 2012

NameDistrictSchoolSubject/GradePhoto Gallery (Click the images for a larger view)
Christy AddeyJeromeHorizon Elementary1st Grade[nggallery id=28]
Kirsti CadyNampa HighColombia HighHigh School English[nggallery id=29]
Maggie CrawfordMcCall DonnelyBarbara R. Morgan Elementary2nd Grade[nggallery id=30]
Tobruk EvermanMeridianRocky Mountain 9-12th Grade Health
[nggallery id=31]
Eric FunderburgMeridianMountain View High9-12th Grade Math[nggallery id=32]
Karen KonradMindokaMinico HighCounselor[nggallery id=33]
Sandy MelloMcCall-DonnelyPayette Lakes Middle6-8th Math[nggallery id=34]
Emily MorganBoiseFairmont Junior High9th Grade English[nggallery id=35]
Cindy RawlingsMeadow ValleyMeadows Valley High9-12th Math[nggallery id=36]
Sandy RumpelBoiseBoise SchoolsCounselor[nggallery id=37]
Patty SchererBlaineHailey Elementary3rd Grade[nggallery id=38]
Michelle SichakMeridianHeritage Middle Middle School
[nggallery id=39]
Kevin ThienesMeridianMeridian Middle8th Grade English[nggallery id=40]
Sally TooneGoodingGooding High9-12th Math[nggallery id=41]
Kelly WaltonKunaKuna Schools[nggallery id=42]
Paula WatkinsTwin FallsRobert Stuart MiddleMiddle School[nggallery id=43]
Damaris WightNampaIdaho Arts CharterHigh School Math[nggallery id=44]
Lindsey YundtBoiseSouth Junior High9th Math[nggallery id=45]