Amy Petersen

Position: Fifth Grade Teacher School: L. E. Berger Elementary School School District: West Fargo Public Schools City, State: West Fargo, North Dakota About the Nominee: Amy Petersen was nominated by a family member, Ann Marie Miller. Ms. Petersen is truly a champion for her students! She provides a creative, productive learning environment in her classroom. […]

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Barbara Lindvig

Position: Fourth Grade TeacherSchool: Madison Elementary SchoolSchool District: Fargo Public SchoolsCity, State: Fargo Public Schools, North DakotaAbout the Nominee: Barbara Lindvig is a leader and a great mentor to all of her students! She works with the students so that they can reach their full potential. Ms. Lindvig is a wonderful, kind and caring teacher […]


Mark Berntson

Position: Guitar Teacher School: West Fargo High SchoolSchool District: West Fargo Public SchoolsCity, State: West Fargo, North DakotaAbout the Nominee: Mark Berntson is always looking for an opportunity to enhance someone else's life. He grabs "teachable moments" whenever possible. He volunteers as All-State Chair, which organized the North Dakota All-State Music Festival and as Vice […]


Barb Boyle

Position: Second Grade TeacherSchool: Oakes Public SchoolSchool District: # 41City, State: Oakes, North DakotaAbout the Nominee: Barb Boyle shows a special interest in each one of her students. For students who are struggling, she spends extra time with them to make sure they feel confident and understand the material. For those who are excelling, Ms. […]


Larissa Schwab

Position: Special Education TeacherSchool: Centennial Elementary SchoolSchool District: Bismarck Public SchoolsCity, State: Bismarck , North DakotaAbout the Nominee: For one student in particular, Larissa Schwab has been a LifeChanger. A young student with autism began kindergarten and struggled with peer interactions and lower than average cognitive abilities. For this family who thought their child would […]