The Gold Star Award for Outstanding Teaching recognizes exceptional teachers in Black Hawk County, Iowa.

It is a program of the R.J. McElroy Trust.

What People are Saying

She is someone that helps me with what I need help with. She teaches me things that are extremely helpful to me.

— Student

He pushed me to do my best ALL the time. He told stories that helped me understand things better. He’s an amazing teacher and deserves this award more than anyone.

— Student

She has changed my view of music greatly. She makes class a joy every day, and I always look forward to it. She is funny, caring, nice, and hardworking.

— Student