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2006 WEM Honorees


William James


Beth Swenson


Monica Villars


ADawn Melbye


Susan Oppenheim


Sara Paul

Congratulations 2006 WEM Honorees!

Teacher Achievement Award:

This award recognizes teachers who support, inspire and assist students to achieve despite barriers to learning.

Statewide honorees:
    • Susan Oppenheim (Southside Family School, Minneapolis)
    • Beth Swenson (Lincoln Elementary School, Brainerd School District)
Academic Challenge Coach of the Year Award:
This award recognizes coaches of student teams who participate and compete in academic challenge or enrichment programs endorsed by the Minnesota’s Academic League Council.

Statewide honorees:
    • William T. James (Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial Secondary School, Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial School District)
    • ADawn M. Melbye (Lincoln High School, Thief River Falls School District)
Ethics in Education Award:
This award recognizes educators who exemplify ethical behavior for the teaching profession and promote ethical practices and development for their students through classroom activities or curriculum.

Statewide honorees:
    • Sara Paul (North High School, North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale Public School District)
    • Monica Villars (Willmar Area Learning Center, Willmar Public Schools)
In addition to the six statewide honorees, 15 educators were named as regional honorees for 2006:

Teacher Achievement:
  • Jean Andrews (Fridley School District)Pam Schoon (Holdingford High School)Meredith Kehoe (Bemidji Middle School)Lance Rach (Heart of the Lake Elementary School, Perham School District)Stephen Schroeder-Davis (Elk River Public Schools)

Academic Challenge Coach of the Year:
  • Loren Dunham (Fairmont Senior High School)Cheryl Hogie (LakePark-Audubon Secondary)Kathy Simson (Wayzata East Middle School)Lorie Galles (Park Elementary, Hutchinson Public School District)Roger Holm (Holdingford High School)
Ethics in Education:
  • Mary Johnson (Sauk Rapids-Rice High School)Kenneth Fiscus (Albert Lea High School)Deb Guthrie (Valentine Hills School, Mounds View School District)Marles Lange (Windom Public Schools)Eleanor Ruth-Schultz (Wellstone International High School & Work Opportunity Alternative High School, Minneapolis Public Schools)

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