Teacher of the Month Banquet toasts “Big Red Apple” Award Winners

105.3 KFM hosted a banquet last night at 156 East in Galesburg to honor all our Teacher of the Month Award Winners, as well as those students who nominated the teachers. Family members of both were also in attendance as well as Bob Juraco of Tomkins State Bank and Carla and Dennis Case of Casey’s Party Creations – two our our sponsors this year.  The guest speaker for the evening was Bill Pieper, golf coach and biology teacher at Monmouth High School for a number of years.  Our honored teachers included:


Julie Jordan (5th grade/Silas Willard)

Nominated by: Juniper Schwartzman

Valerie Hawkins (King School)
Nomiated by: Alexandria/Natalie Clark

Sarah Scoggin (7th grade/Lombard)
Nomiated by: Casey Folger (student)

Barb Sandstrom – 7th Science/Lombard
Nominated By: Cjay Atwater

Ryan Hart – Physical Ed – GHS
Nominated by: Jennifer Belleville (student)

Tim Johnson/GHS Chemistry
Nominated by: Sam Cybert (student)

Mary Keith, Lombard 8th Grade
Nominated by: student Katie Dunbar

Tami Qualls, English teacher at GHS
Nominated by: student Hannah Ellis