Since the program’s inception in 1995, 13 Valdez teachers have been honored in the annual BP Teachers of Excellence Program. The program recognizes Alaska teachers’ exceptional work. Nomination deadline is February 1st.
Year Last First School
2012 Kyle Moeller Hermon Hutchens Elementary School
2002 Peter Austad Hermon Hutchens Elementary School
2002 Adam Sharrai Valdez High School
2001 Sheri Beck Gibson Jr. High
2001 Kim Mackey Valdez High School
2001 Jan Michaul-Whalen Hermon Hutchens Elementary
2001 Candace Walker Herman Hutchens Elementary
2000 Patsy Collins Patsy Hermon Hutchens Elementary
2000 Susan Elde Valdez High School
2000 Laura Lappies Hermon Hutchens Elementary
2000 John Strang Valdez High School
1999 Barbara Lyons Valdez High School
1999 Roz Strang Hermon Hutchens Elementary
BP is currently accepting nominations for the annual BP Teachers of Excellence program, which recognizes Alaska teachers’ exceptional work. Anyone can nominate a BP Teacher of Excellence by visiting BPteachers.com. The deadline for nominations is February 1, 2016.
The program will honor K-12 teachers from public or private schools who have made important contributions to education and their communities over the past year. Each BP Teacher of Excellence will receive a $500 gift card and a $500 matching grant to their school. BP also will select one Teacher of the Year who will receive a $1,500 scholarship for continuing education.