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Congratulations 2023 Coconino County Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year Nominees!

Congratulations to all of the 2023 Coconino County Teacher of the Year (TOY) and Rookie Teacher of the Year (RTOY) nominees! We thank you for your remarkable dedication to our district, families, and community. 

Here are the Flagstaff Unified School District 2023 Coconino County Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year nominees:

Lauren Bradshaw (TOY) - Puente de Hózhó Elementary School

Victoria Tomas (TOY) - Puente de Hózhó Elementary School

Ariana Ayup (RTOY) - Puente de Hózhó Elementary School

Angelica Quezada (RTOY) - Puente de Hózhó Elementary School

Fernanda Robles (RTOY) - Puente de Hózhó Elementary School

Josie Teegardin (RTOY) - Mount Elden Middle School

Kathleen Malkhassian (TOY) - Thomas Elementary School     

Lisa Barnard (TOY) - Sinagua Middle School

Kate Haynes (TOY) - Knoles Elementary School

Emma Ricciardi (TOY) - Knoles Elementary School

Jessica Donnelly (TOY) - Kinsey Inquiry and Discovery School

Crystal Busath (RTOY) - Kinsey Inquiry and Discovery School

Tessa Cruse (RTOY) - Kinsey Inquiry and Discovery School

Elaine Layman (TOY) - DeMiguel Elementary School

Michelle Weidinger (TOY) - DeMiguel Elementary School

Emily Fisher (TOY) - Marshall Magnet Elementary School

Meghan Mears (RTOY) - Marshall Magnet Elementary School      

Kellen Brandel (RTOY) - Flagstaff High School

Jessie O’Keefe (TOY) - Coconino High School

View more photos of all of the nominees here: https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjAc7rN