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Nkese Charles-Campbell

My sister, Mrs. Charles, only five years my senior, had been my teacher long before she was formally OCT trained. In middle school, she helped me select my high school courses, advocated for me to be placed in the classes…

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Sarah Ruyter

“I am nominating Sarah Ruyter for this award as she is an amazing kindergarten teacher and an absolute sweetie. Both colleagues and students can see that she has a passion for teaching and loves the age group that she works…

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Deborah Lumley

Deborah Lumley is an ecologically-minded grade 5-6 teacher who is committed to creating environmental awareness and developing environmental literacy among her students. She is creative, caring and determined to provide her students with integrated learning experiences that go above and…

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Daynen Sheehy

We are nominating Mr. Sheehy from Lakewood Academy in Glenwood, NL. My three children who are 9, 12 and 16 truly adore Mr. Sheehy and he is always there when you need him. He always has a smile and is…

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Mr. McAvella

Here is my submission for my best teacher I could not get permission for a picture because I am not at that school anymore but he did make a big difference in my gym classes and in my life. My…

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Jodee Monkhouse

I would like to nominate my grade 5 teacher, Mrs. Jodee Monkhouse. She is the best teacher that I have ever had. She is so kind and cares about all of her students. She makes everyone feel special by her…

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Tali Miles

When you drop your 5-year-old off at school for the first time, you can’t help but worry. Will they demonstrate a love for learning? Will they learn how to be a student? Will they retain their alphabet? Will they learn…

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