2012 Nominees

Congratulations to all nominees in 2012!  Students, parents, colleagues and community members took the time to nominate these wonderful educators.  This was a record-setting year with 1,725 nominations for 637 teachers!  Thank you to the nominees for your continued dedication to the profession and for making a difference in the lives of Black Hawk County youth!

Below you will find all of the names of all nominated teachers, even our superstar teachers who have been previous recipients of the award!  Previous/Current winners are indicated by a asterisk (*) symbol.

Denise Aalderks Ray Harris Josh Payton
Linda Abel Donn Harris Kristin Pease
Stephani Abels Linda Harris Susan Pelleymounter
Connie Adams Cassandra Hart * Molly Penberthy
Sarah Albaugh Sunni Hart Michael Penning
Michelle Albert Jeffrey Hartman Ryan Penning
John Aldrich Jessica Hartz Alexis Persson
Jennifer Allan Denise Harvey Mark Peters
Robert Allen Cindy Haskins Corey Peters
Megan Allen Erin Haskins Michelle Peters
Kurt Alpers Wayne Haskovec * LaDonna Peterson
Lee Andersen Jessica Hass Sheryl Peterson *
Becky Anderson Ryan Haynes Brian Petullo
Tyna Andorf Laurie Hazel * Steve Phelan
Laura Angove * Lindsay Heitland Kathy Phillips
Lisa Asmussen Jill Hennings Sophia Phillips
June Bahnsen * Jordan Henrichs Kelly Pirkl
Lindsey Bailey Kelli Henrichs Kristin Plagge
Matthew Baish Sara Hensing Krista Platte
Larry Baldwin Janice Heth Sharon Porter
Theresa Balthazor Allison Hildman Sarah Pospisil
Curtis Balvanz Brian Hill Jeremy Prouty
Sheldon Barber Tanya Hill JoEllen Pruis
Karen Barnes Kristen Hinders Amy Putney
Allison Barness Jaime Hintz Jana Qualls
Jennifer Barry Holly Hintzman Stacie Ramundt
Nancy Barsic Lisa Hintzman Deborah Ratchford
Joshua Barta David Hirsch Michelle Rathe
Jill Barta Hope Hix Rhonda Rathe
Chantel Bartels Sheri J. Hoffman * Kathryn Rathe
Tim Bartie Patrick Hogan Val Raub
Jed Batterson Sheila Hollingsworth Kaitlin Rear
Angela Beck Mark Hookham Peggy Redman
Kayla Becker Brittany Hopkins Dave Reisner
Jane Becker Andrea Hottle Rebecca Renze
Kyle Beermann Paul Hubbard Hayley Rezai
Alison Beharka Jennifer Hubrig Tracy Richmond
Marit Beisner Erin Huddleson Dean Rigdon
Andrew Beland Debra Hudson Stephanie Rindels
Melissa Bell Tracey Hulme Holly Ritter
Jeffrey Bell Chrys Hulton Jodi Robbins
Pamela Bellows Kim Hummel Rosie Robinson
Renae Beneke Kim Hurst Margarita Roder
Megan Berry Kim Hutchison Haley Roehrkasse
Roshawn Berry Susan Infelt Corey Rogers
Michelle Besh Kristi Ingamells Esther Rohret
David Bewyer Sonia Ingles Diana Rokusek
Molly Bibler Valerie Iverson Michael Rothamel
Paula Billet Justin Jacobs Trela Rottinghaus *
Mike Bistline Dylan Jacobson Laurie Routt
Elizabeth Bobeldyk Dawn Janopoulos Jim Rozen
Jean Bockes Holly Janssen Tyler Ruane
Charlotte Bolden Angie Jenkins Bonnie Ruebel
Nancy Bolick * Brad Jensen Michael Rupe
Mike Bolick Renee Jesse Blair Sadler
Diane Bonnette Amy Jimmerson Daniel Sale
Jodi Bonwell John Joachim Dee Sallee
Dawn Boone Bryan Joens Carrie Sauer
Brianne Borcherding Connie Johnson Dandeena Schadle
Heather Bovy Emily Johnson Carrie Schaefer
Denise Bovy Kellen Johnson Scott Schara
Carol Boyce * Kerri Johnson Elizabeth Schares
Amber Boyd Lynne Johnson * Sandra Schatzberg
Lori Boyer Lori Jones Anita Schaub
Stephanie Bradfield Ashley Jorgensen Bethany Schaufenbuel
Paul Braun Christine Juhl Jason Scheitler
Marcus Brewer Michael Jungck Jackie Schilling
William Brock Bryan Jurrens Marissa Schissel
Jill Brodahl Molly Juza Shelley Schlatter *
Shelly Bromwich * Kory Kelchen Julie Schmidt
Tammy Bronemann Qynne Kelly Michael Schmidt *
Suellyn Brooks Amy Kemp * Theresa Schmitt
Heather Brubaker Kevin Kemp * Kelsey Schmitz
Brian Brungard Heather Kendall Patricia Schoellen
Bonnie Bryte Cory Kendall Heather Schoenberger
Gail Bullerman Cynthia Kenyon * Alfred Schott
Dawn Buol Todd Kern Marita Schroeder
Sarah Burghardt Amy Kimball * Jennifer Schultz
Sarah Burke Travis Kimball Diane Schulz
Erin Burmeister Jennifer Kinder Barry Scott
Irving Burnett Kent King Mary Seekins
Tony Burns Karen Kirchmann Thad Sentman
Julie Burnside Michelle Kirchner Rhonda Severson
Rachel Burton Beth Kirk * Linda Shapiro
Kristen Byers Alissa Kjeldsen Brenton Shavers
Ben Byersdorfer Kittie Kjormoe Stacey Shavers
Renee Cabbage April Kleinschmidt Christy Shaw
Cory Cantrall Matthew Klemesrud Suzanne Shephard
Brook Carey Marcia Klinefelter Kim Sherbon
Kelly Carl Kelsy Knebel Karen Shook
Joshua Carnelley Heather Knight Teresa Sink
Annie Cavanaugh Melissa Knight Lora Sink
Susan Chamney Jason Knittel Gary Sinwell
Jerry Chase Sarah Koch Dennis Smeltzer
Steve Chidester Kay Konrardy * Kisha Smith
Chad Christopher Ruth Koltookian * Jamie Smith
Steven Citta Wendy Korte Joelle Smith
Janice Clark Eliott Kranz Tami Sommerfeldt
Michael Clark Kimberly Kranz Susan Sonnack
Deb Colflesh Brenda Krapfl James Sprau
Arlene Cook Samuel Kreassig Karen Sproule
Hannah Corbin Joni E. Krejchi * Jason Steffen
Courtney Coughlin Jenny Kresser Theresa Steiber
Julie Creeden Jeffery Krieg Sarah Steiner
Wendy Cronan Josh Krueger Cynthia Stevenson
Linsay Csukker-Hall Heather Kruger * Deb Stewart
Terry Culpepper Trisha Krusemark Mary Stichter
Ann Cunningham Larry Kubitz Ryan Stone
Melanie Curley Amanda Kuiken Beth Stone
Tammy Danger Robert Kunkle Mark Strassburg
Bill Dawson Darby Kurtz Teresa Strayer
Katie Decker Sarah Lalk Todd Strien
Paula Decker Mike Landers Clare A. Struck *
Michelle DeGabriele Becky Landers Stacy Stull
Anthony Dehl Cory Lang Don Sullivan
Sheryl Dekutoski Susan Langan Simone Sunblad
Scott Denner Christi Larson Patricia Surma
Joanne Dennis Nathaniel Larson Mary Susong
Karen DeSerano Kim Latusick Jeremy Swanson
Sarah Deutsch Brenda Lavendar Michelle Swanson *
Dana DeVries Brittan Lawrence Kenton Swartley *
Lisa DeWitt Angie Lechtenberg Annette M. Swick
Sarah Dierks Sean Leonard David Swick
Cortney Dierks Lisa Lewis * Sheena Swinton
Stacey Dietz Mike Lewis Christine L. Takes
Trisha Dinnebier Laurie Lichty Leesa Talbot *
Melanie Distler Wayne Lidtke David Tallakson
Terri Donlea Sharon Limback Gaylen Tann
Alexis Donlon Yvette Linck Carrie Taylor
Julie Douglas * Aerial Linder Ashley Taylor
Amber Downs Krista Lindgren Lesley Taylorson
Kaitlyn Doyle Kim Lingenfelter Sharon Terwilliger
Laurie K. Driscol * Mike Little Brooke Tharp
Robert Driscol Amy Lockhart * Mike Thomas
James Duff Katherine Loher Ann Thomason
Lisa Dumler Carrie London Paula Thome
Dayna Eckhoff Jeremiah Longnecker Jeff Thompson
Rebekah Eggers Mary Loomer * Terri Thomsen
Rita Eikamp * Kelly Loughren Will Tieskotter
Joe Einertson Tony Love Tracey Tigges
Kristian Einsweiler Constance Lubbert * Judy Timmins *
Sheri Ellermann Lyndsi Luck Wade Timmins
Rita Elliott Mary Jo Mallon Chuck Tomson
Rebecca Ellison Joseph Malsam Ryan Topliff
Leilani Emerson Christy Manfull Amy Tracy
Lori Engel Stephanie Manning Matthew Tracy *
Tiffiany Evans Steve Mark * Wendy Trainer
Josie Evanson-Koop Cristin Marshall Patricia Trampel
Dawn Even Trina Martin Teri Trask
Carla Even Christy Martin Kenneth Trautmann
Kelly Evens Clarissa Mathews Megann Tresemer
Lori Fairbanks Cynthia McGeough Elizabeth Trunkhill
Elizabeth Farrell Justin McGuinness Kelli Tyer
Julie Fee Ryan McInroy Nancy Uden
Bonnie Feist Heather McKinley Laura Unegbu
Naomi Feldman Kelly McLean Justin Urbanek
Erica Feldmann Erin Meeker Martha Van Hemert
Andrea Fettkether Pam Meier-Kraus Kim Vandendriessche*
Diane Flaherty * Matt Metcalf Loren Velasquez
Patrick Flanagan Laura Meyer Jessi Vickers
Lizabeth Ford Danielle Meyer Shelley Wach
Patty Foster Kerrie Michael Steven Waddle
Korie Frazier Aaron Middendorf Patrick Wagner
Tabatha Frizell Marshall Mihm Sherri Walker
Lori Frost Myron Mikita * Shirley Walker
Dawn Frye Jackie Milius Linda Walther
Keith Galloway Sue Milligan Suzanne Watters
Travis Galloway Tammi Mitchell Malissa Wayent
Faith Garcia Maggie Mnayer Angela Webb
Kathryn Garmoe Phaedra Mobley * Angela N. Webb
Linda Garrison James Moeller Hilary Weber
Adam Gassman Rebecca Mohorne Jeff Welch
Nichole Gathje David Mohr Andrea Wente
Jennifer Gaukler Mary Monahan Andrea Werner
Sr. Marie Gemar * Cindy Monat Ashley Westhoff
Joesph Giachino Jamie Moody Brett Wheelan
Eric Giddens Ryan Moody Kristine Whitcher
Laura Gilbert Elaine Moore Carrie White
Christine Gilles Jan Mord Dean Widen
Colleen Goodenbour Jennifer Morris Albert Wiggens
Mindy Gordon Nancy Moss Elizabeth Wild
Dori Gorman Suzette Mossman Lisa Wildeboer
John Goulden Heidi Mounce Traci Wildeboer
Linda Graber Angel Munson Mary Louise Wilder
Joseph Graf Anjuli Myers Doug Wilkinson
Susan Green Karen Nank Gwen Wilkinson
Andrea Green Tom Nass * Nicole Wilkinson
Cheri Grell * Lori Netty Dave Will
Adam Gress Lacey Neuendorf Carman Williams
Mary Grey Susan Neverman Schnique Williams
Lynn Griffin Brittany Newton Tamra Willis
Brenna Griffin Kelly Niewoehner Tammy Wilson
Amy Griswold Carmen Nimmo * Katie Wilson
Gregg Groen Deidra Noborikawa * Katherine Winkler
Vaughn Gross Kelly Noss Bonnie Winkler
Janae Gross Jaime Nugent Monica Winkowitsch
Tracie Grosse Steve Oaks Shayla Wipperman
Stephanie Grund Zach O’Brien Jennifer Witte
David Grund Victor Ochoa Becky Wolden
Stephanie Haacke Sue Oldani Chad Wolf *
Traci Hahn Kristen Oliver Michelle Wolfensbuger
Alex Hajek Mindy Ollendieck Charles Wood
Kristine Hammar Ben Olsen * Rachael Woodley
Kim Hancock Joyce Olson Stephan Woolery
Marcey Hand Wade Olson * Laura Wyckoff
Holly Hanna Tiffany Oppelt Erin Yates
Joshua Hanna Marian Otterman Stacey Yoder
Michele Hanson Susan Padget Carol Ann York
David Harbaugh Nikki Pals Connie Young
Katherine Harbaugh Meleah Parentice Megan Youngkent
Jane Harding Jennifer Paulsen Jake Young-Kent
Ron Harmon John Paulson Tom Yuska
Stacy Harmon Frederick Zimmerman
Cyndee Zuck