Four Southeast Teachers Win BP Awards for Excellence
May 01, 2012
(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - Four Southeast teachers have been named BP Teachers of Excellence. They are: Mark O’Brien, who teaches 5th grade at Houghtaling Elementary School in Ketchikan; Jo Dahl, who teaches grades 9 through 12 at the Johnson Youth Center in Juneau; Michael Mahoney, who teaches grades 9 through 12 at Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka; and Tom McKenna, who teaches 4th grade at Harborview Elementary School in Juneau.
Ketchikan resident Mark O’Brien is among more than 30 Alaska teachers honored as a 2012 BP Teacher of Excellence. The BP Teachers of Excellence program expanded this year and opened to all Alaska school districts. The program recognizes Alaska teachers for their dedication to teaching and for inspiring students.
Each BP Teacher of Excellence receives a $500 gift card and an award certificate. In addition, the teacher’s school receives a matching $500.
The statewide program attracted more than 1,400 nominations.
On the Web:
Full List of BP Teachers of Excellence for Alaska
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