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VFW Post 3917 Honors Teachers of the Year


January 10, 2018

Samantha Briggs Widefield School District 3

From the left, Board member Neil Nelson, VFW members and VOD co-chairs Joe Barbosa and Ted Kozikowski, Mendi Weeks (Math teacher at Janitell Junior High), Matt Dyer (English teacher at Mesa Ridge High School), and Board Vice President Susan Graham.

At the Dec. 21 Widefield Board of Education meeting, board members recognized two district teachers, Matt Dyer and Mendi Weeks, for being named "Teacher of the Year" by Cheyenne Mountain Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3917 in Security.

The VFW recognizes three exceptional teachers (elementary, junior high, high school) for outstanding commitment to teaching Americanism and patriotism to their students. Several of Dyer's students participated in the VFW's Voices of Democracy audio-essay program with three taking the top spots. The program provided high school students with the unique oppor...

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