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March 1, 1991 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana 3 5 diocesan teachers have been nominated for this year&apos;s Teacher of the Year award By MARY ANN HUGHES Message Staff Writer dividual. In so far as they share in those common qualities of greatness demonstrated by the Five teachers in the Diocese of one, all teachers share in the Evansville have been award, nominated for the 1991 Teacher "Every good teacher is unique, of the Year'Award which is be- but all good teachers have some ing co-sponsored by the qualities in common," he add- Message and the Office of Catholic Education. ed. "Dedication, compassion Here is a list of the nominees, and an ability to listen are some the grades they teach and where of the qualities of greatness they teach: found in teachers at schools all -- Candy Brownlee, over our diocese." kindergarten, Christ the King Leingang noted that the School, Evansville; Teacher of the Year nomination -- Sister Mary Andre Gettel- form allows "people who ge- finger, kindergarten, St. nuinely appreciate what a Theresa School, Evansville; teacher has done an opportuni- -- Marce Halbig, fourth ty to put their thoughts on grade, Westside Catholic Con- paper when they nominate a solidated Intermediate School, candidate -- and in doing so, Evansville; their appreciation becomes -- Catherine Schwenk, third concrete. grade, Corpus Christi School, Evansville; '"Dedication,' for example, -- Karen Waller, second is not just a word on the paper, grade, St. Theresa School, it is a quality defined by the life Evansville. of the person being nominated. It is uplifting and inspiring to The winner of the 1991 read such words, to learn what Teacher of the Year award will an impact a teacher has had. be announced by Bishop Gerald Leingang emphasized that A. Gettelfinger at a banquet while the Teacher of the Year is May 1. co-sponsored by the Office of Schools and the Message, "it is Paul Leingang, editor of the not 'our' award. All we do is to Message, said, "Each yar an reflect the appreciation that individual is honored as comes from the Catholic 'Teacher of the Year,' but the community." honor goes not only to the in- A nomination form for the 1991 Teacher of the Year Award is found on the bottom of this page. Anyone, with tile exception of an immediate family member, may nominate a teacher for the award. All infor- mation concerning nominees will be kept confidential, in- cluding the name of the person submitting the nomination. The teacher must currently be employed in the Diocese of Evansville and must have taught for a minimum of five years in Diocese of Evansville schools. The award will be bas- ed on the teacher's ability to teach students in the elemen- tary or secondary level. The Teacher of the Year must be a role model as an outstan- ding human being; have a ma- jor influence in the lives of students; show concern ith the faith development as well as the physical, mental and emo- tional development of students, and encourage students to im- prove their abilities and talents. The deadline for nominations is March 15. A committee of three educators will serve as judges. All nominating forms should be mailed to: Teacher of the Year, The Message P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169. iiii!i!i!!!iiiiii! ::::::::::::::::: iJji!!iiiiiii!i !iii!ii!iiiiiiill :!:!:!!!!: ::':':':: ::;:<,,:.: !iiiiiiiiiiiiiii .:+..:.::, ::::::::::::::: ::::::::;:':;:::: :.;.:,:<::;,: 5::::::::::::::: j!!ii!i!iiiiiiii ::::::::::::::::: ::::::::::::.h: :;.::;::::::::.;:: iiliiiiiiii;iii ,:.:.:>,,:c: ,::.:,:. Hiili.:...: :!;i:!:!:!$!:i . Nomination form for Diocese of Evansville Teacher o the Year The Message and the Office of Catholic Education are co-sponsoring the fourth annual Diocese of Evansville Teacher of the Year award, which will be announced May 1, 1991. Anyone, with the exception of an immediate family member, may nominate a teacher for the award, All informa- tion concerning nominees will be kept confidential, including the name.of the person submitting the nomination. The reacher'must currently be employed in the Diocese of Evansville and must have taught for a minimum of five years in diocesan schools. The award will be based on the teacher's ability to teach students in the elementary or secondary level. The Teacher of the Year must be a role model as an outstanding human being; have a major influence in the lives of students; show concern with the faith development as well as the physical, mental and emotional development of students, and encourage students to improve their abilities and talents. The deadline for nominations is March 15. A committee of three educators will serve as judges. All nomination forms should be mailed to Teacher of the Year, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169. Nominee Address. School Subjects, grades taught On a separate 8 1/2 by 11 sheet please comment on your nominee's performance in the follow- ing categories. {Comments must be typewritten or clearly written in black ink.} 1. Why should this person be honored as Teacher of the Year? .. Describe this person's commitment as a teacher. 3. How has this teacher helped students become better people? 4. Do you know of any students whose special abilities were developed considerably because of this teacher's influence? 5. How is this person's method of teaching superior to others? 6. How is this teacher a Christian role model for the students? Give an examPle. 7. Is the teacher active in the community and church apart from school-related activities? If so, give details of his or her involvement. 8. How well does the teapher relate with his professional colleagues? 9. How well does the teacher relate with parents of the students? Nominated by: Name Address City, State Telephone Relation to teacher III AUTO TOPS = SEATCOVERS= BOAT COVERS STEREO SALES & INSTALLATIONS 254-3943 bWY 50 EAST, BEHIND UPS CENTER EUGENE WELP, OWNER ., 00Dubois County Bank I CLOSE TO YOU WITH 9 CONVENIENT LOCATIONS I I II I II II .@l,d L. Lee Mortuary 101 North Meridian Street Washington, IN 254-3612