Junior High Teacher Named 'Teacher of the Year'

Junior High Teacher Named 'Teacher of the Year'

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(KSL News) A North Ogden Junior High teacher is Utah's "Teacher of the Year."

Joan Heap is a 13-year veteran who teaches language and has helped hundreds of students improve their reading skills.

Heap gets a thousand dollars and a trip to the national Teacher of the Year competition in Washington, where she'll meet President Bush.

Runners up are Orem Junior High science teacher Glen Duane Westbroek, and Shelly Condie, a fifth grade teacher at Salt Lake's Emerson Elementary School.

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