Announcing the 2023 Golden Teacher Award Winners | education

Goff Justice announces a $20 million expansion of nursing education programs

WATERLOO, Iowa (KWWL) — KWWL and the RJ McElroy Trust announce that ten Black Hawk County teachers have received the 2023 Gold Star Award for Outstanding Teaching.

For the 35th year of the awards, The McElroy Trust has received 1,095 nominations for 449 teachers in Black Hawk County. Teachers have been nominated by students, parents, community members, and colleagues.

Each of the 10 recipients will receive an astronomical $1,000 bonus, plus $1,000 for classroom improvement.

These are the Black Hawk County educators receiving the 2023 award:

  • Adam BoltsAnd English, Dunkerton High School
  • Megan BronzeAnd The second grade of primary school, Cedar Heights
  • Christina CortezAnd Spanish, Hudson High School
  • Rashouna JarirAnd Orange Elementary Kindergarten
  • Brianna GriffinAnd English, Cedar Falls High School
  • Chantelle mashedAnd Seventh grade social studies, Peet Junior High
  • Dale OrmanAnd Mathematics, Columbus High School
  • Joelyn BrewisAnd Sixth grade math, Hoover Prep School
  • Kendall RochfordAnd Grade 6 Mathematics, Central Preparatory School
  • Ann chicAnd Literacy Strategist, Irving Elementary

A free, open event honoring this year’s laureates will take place on Wednesday, May 10 at 7:00 pm at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the campus of Northern Iowa University.