Big Sky Bright Lights

Celebrating recipients of the Big Sky Bright Lights Educator Awards

Awards Recipients

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Mar. 17, 2023

Tammy Krahn, KW Harvey Bright Light Educator

Tammy Krahn started her educational path in Arkansas, before moving to Charlo, Montana as a 4th grader. She graduated from Charlo High School, growing up oin a dairy farm. She has been married to a fellow educator, Mike Krahn for
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Mar. 17, 2023

Peggy Rowe, KW Harvey Bright Light Educator

Peggy Rowe was born in Culbertson and was raised in Lewistown, MT, home of the mighty Fergus Golden Eagles. Peg went to one semester of college to become a teacher at Eastern Montana College in Billings, now MSU-B, and then
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Mar. 16, 2023

M’lissa McElderry Dixon Bright Light Educator

Finding one’s perfect niche is part of every person’s life quest. For some, thesearch has lots of stops and for others they find that ideal place and make it theirown. In education, the teachers that have the gift; that ability
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Mar. 16, 2023

Barnaby Smith KW Harvey Bright Light Educator

Barnaby Smith graduated from high school in Lewistown, Montana. He attended Concordia College in Minnesota, pursuing art education. “I enjoyed helping others learn new things and art is one subject that encompassed all other subjects as a visual and tactile
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Mar. 06, 2023

Jenaya Webster, a Cherry Valley Big Sky Bright Light Recipient

She is able to light dreams of learning, in all of her students.  The passion that motivates her as an educator connects to the children she teaches, in a way that is remarkable and inspiring. Through her career she has
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Mar. 06, 2023

Desiree Alexander from Cherry Valley, Educator Award

This lady is known for her contagious joy and inviting smile.  As a mother, she understands the challenges every parent faces in a modern world filled with constant change and expanding technology. It is an unpredictable place and the realities
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Feb. 14, 2023

Valley View School Bright Light Educator Award

Cynthia Davey – Valley View School  – Bright Light Educator. She made a choice and has demonstrated the highest level of commitment to one of the most important professions in the world. Education. Over the last few decades, her caring
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Feb. 13, 2023

Mission Valley Christian Big Sky Bright Lights Award

Congratulations to Andrea Brown! Her love of discovery guides the outstanding work that she does with her students each day.  As a mother, she understands the challenges facing children and parents. This awareness guides her classroom approach and interactions with
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Feb. 09, 2023

Charlo Big Sky Bright Light Educator Award

Congratulations to Mindy Cox! She has a commitment to education and a passion for teaching that have served the students of the Charlo community for nearly three decades. During that time, this excellent instructor has received a master’s degree, raised
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Feb. 02, 2023

Polson Big Sky Bright Light Educator Award

Mr. D  Educator Award Recipient 2023 He is a teacher who brings every classroom to life, through his actions, words, and love of discovery.  He instructs students in a way that embraces individuality.  He believes in the power of one’s
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Jan. 24, 2023

Big Sky, Bright Light Award – St.Ignatius Elementary

Colleen Frey (left in picture) Big Sky Bright Light Educator pictured with St.Ignatius Elementary Principal Chantell Moore. Colleen is being honored with the Big Sky, Bright Light Award! Growing up in the Mission Valley has given this educator an understanding
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Dec. 20, 2022

Big Sky Bright Light Educator Honorees from Pablo Elementary

The first two honorees of the inaugural class of  Big Sky Bright Lights 2022 hail from Pablo Elementary School. Here receiving their Bright Light Awards for Excellence in the Educational Setting for the children of Lake County and the Flathead
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