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FUSD Teachers Named Rookie and STEM Teachers of the Year

Teachers Jordan Morales and Kelley Smith were recognized by their colleagues around Coconino County this week by receiving designations that attest to their commitment to Flagstaff students.  Ms. Morales, a first year teacher at Kinsey Inquiry and Discovery School, received the recognition as the Coconino County Rookie Teacher of the Year while Mr. Smith was recognized by STEM City as the STEM Teacher of the Year.


Flagstaff Unified School District teachers from other schools were also recognized.  Lauren Likovich from Knoles Elementary School was one of the top three finalist for the Coconino County Teacher of the Year and will serve as an ambassador for the upcoming year.  Jessica Donnely from Kinsey Inquiry and Discovery School and Kaitlyn Settle from DeMiguel Elementary School were also in the top three finalist for Rookie Teacher of the Year.


The Coconino County Teacher of the Year program highlights exemplary teachers from throughout the county by honoring exceptional teachers that make a difference every day.