Keepers receives Educator of Excellence Award

L-R Ryan Kelley, Rachel Keepers, Alice Sturzl, and Richard Sorenson.

Congratulations to Mrs. Rachel Keepers, the K-12 Art teacher in Laona, for receiving the 2017 Richard T. Lowery Educator of Excellence Award from the Nicolet-Oconto Retired Teachers’ Association (NORTA). Alice Sturzl presented the award to Rachel in the presence of her Laona School District colleagues, on Wednesday, June 7.

Rachel was nominated by Mr. Richard Sorenson and Mr. Ryan Kelley, because she shows such commitment to the students in the Laona School District. Mrs. Keepers has a hands-on approach when teaching students and she motivates her students to excel at their work.