Working in education has been extremely hard over the past two years: simply ask a local educator. Despite the hardships, many teachers and staff members go above and beyond to make sure their students feel comfortable, safe, and encouraged, and Lanie Conroy is no exception.

Nominated by the Sackrider family, Conroy is a beloved kindergarten teacher whose favorite part of the job is seeing a child's face light up when they learn something new. It seems children aren't the only ones who perk up when seeing Conroy, as she also garnered over 1,900 local votes. Keeping it short and sweet, Mrs. Sackrider's nomination stated:

Ms. Conroy is sweet, kind and helpful. My son has bloomed so much since starting school!

You can see our full interview with Lanie Conroy right here:

Conroy took home a ton of outstanding prizes for all of her efforts this school year, and those prizes include:

  • $100 food delivery voucher from Nosh NoCo
  • 4 tickets to see The CSU Rams play on November 13
  • $500 to her school

Congratulations to Ms. Conroy, and you can nominate YOUR favorite teacher for next month's Teacher Tuesday right here.

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