By Becky Maxedon
It’s easy to take teachers for granted. They’re there every day, Monday through Friday, when kids are dropped off and picked up from school.
Many teachers are loved by their students and work hard to earn their trust and teach them the many skills and give them the knowledge they need when they either move on to the next grade level or to make their way out in the world.
Tonight, the Lake Havasu Unified School District honors some special teachers from every school in the district, naming them teachers of the year and more.
One Oro Grande teacher, Lisa Morgan, was named Teacher of the Year for not only her school but in the LHUSD as well.
Other teachers of the year included Giulia Dickinson, Havasupai Elementary; Rita Kidder, Jamaica Elementary; Eugenia Anderson, Lake Havasu High School; Stephanie Caterina, Nautilus Elementary; Tiffany McClintock, Smoketree Elementary; Karen Rockwell, Starline Elementary; and Kim Lehmann, Thunderbolt Middle School. Erin Horvath was named Support Staff of the Year and Rookie of the Year is Michael Dela Cruz.
Michael Del La Cruz receives Rookie of the Year Tuesday evening. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene
Lake Havasu High School teacher Eugenia Anderson is honored at the LHUSD Teacher of the Year Ceremony. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene
Havasupai Elementary School teacher Guilia Dickinson is honored at the Teacher of the Year awards Tuesday evening. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene
Jamaica Elementary School teacher Rita Kidder is honored Tuesday evening. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene
Starline Elementary School teacher Karen Rockwell is honored Tuesday evening. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene
Smoketree Elementary teacher Tiffany McClintok is honored Tuesday evening at a teacher of the year awards ceremony. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene
Nautilus Elementary School teacher Stephanie Catarina is honored Tuesday evening. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene
Thunderbolt Middle School teacher Kim Lehmann is honored Tuesday evening. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene
Lisa Morgan receives both Oro Grande and overall LHUSD Teacher of the Year awards. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene
Erin Horvath is honored at the Lake Havasu School District Teachers of the Year Awards Ceremony Tuesday night. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene
LHUSD teachers are honored Tuesday evening at the school district board meeting. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene
LHUSD Superintendent Dr. Rebecca Stone , Teacher of the Year Lisa Morgan, and Lake Havasu City Vice-Mayor David Lane pose for a photo at the LHUSD Board Meeting Tuesday night. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene