DENVER - When someone has been in the same job for more than 40 years and can't wait to get to work every day, they obviously must love what they do. That describes Leslie Dodge perfectly.
GREENWOOD VILLAGE - Among the nomination forms that come into 9NEWS, this one stood out: "The 9Teachers Who Care award has 'Janet Sammons' written all over it."
is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy
in creative expression and knowledge." - Albert Einstein
Metro State College and 9NEWS are proud to honor outstanding teachers who are making a positive impact on our children through the 9Teachers Who Care program.
9Teachers Who Care is a monthly award that recognizes teachers who exemplify excellence in education.
One individual a month, from September through May, will be chosen to receive the 9Teachers Who Care Award. Their story will be featured on the second Friday of the month in our 5am, 8 am, and 4pm newscasts, then again on the following Saturday in the 7am newscast.