Coloma and Oxford Elementary School Teachers Nominated for Herb Kohl Teacher Fellowship Program
Ms. Becky Soper and Mrs. Annie Lemmenes have been nominated for the Herb Kohl Teacher Fellowship program. The Kohl Teacher Fellowship program recognizes and supports teaching excellence and innovation in the State of Wisconsin, USA. The goal is to support teachers in the pursuit of unrealized goals for their classrooms or professional development. Annually, the Foundation awards 100 Wisconsin teachers with $1,000 Kohl Fellowship grants, and each Kohl Fellowship recipient’s school receives a matching $1,000 grant. Recipients’ professional accomplishments are celebrated at a recognition luncheon in the spring.
Ms. Soper has been employed by the School District of Westfield for 20 years as an elementary school teacher. She is currently the Coloma Elementary School’s 1st grade teacher and Lead Teacher. Becky has always been and continues to be a dedicated, hard-working educator who demonstrates integrity, trustworthiness and compassion when working with students, staff members, parents and our community. She connects with her students while setting high expectations for her students and herself, so that students receive the best education possible.
Mrs. Lemmenes (Previously: Groenewold) has been employed by the School District of Westfield for 11 years as an elementary school teacher. Annie is currently the 1st grade teacher at Oxford Elementary School. Annie is a dedicated and inspiring educator and human being. She consistently demonstrates integrity, trustworthiness and compassion when working with students, staff members, parents and our community. When observing her classroom student engagement is at a very high level. Annie communicates well with her students and plans her instruction so that the individual needs of each student are met.