Kirkland teacher honored as Elementary Teacher of the Week

  • Monday, November 13, 2017 8:30am
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On Thursday, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m., STAR 101.5 surprised Henry David Thoreau Elementary teacher, Ms. Casey Conroy, and presented her with the STAR 101.5 Elementary Teacher of the Week award.

In a local contest conducted by STAR 101.5 radio, Ms. Conroy, a 4th/5th combined grade teacher, was nominated by her student, Trisha Wui. STAR 101.5 made a surprise visit to Ms. Conroy’s Henry David Thoreau Elementary classroom in Kirkland.

Each student received a goody bag full of prizes from Dairy Farmers of Washington, Living Computers: Museum + Labs, KOMO 4, and STAR 101.5.

Ms. Casey Conroy received a personalized plaque from Trophies2Go, a Living Computers: Museum + Labs gift card, and a $100 gift card from Daniel’s Broiler. Additionally, Ms. Conroy got a makeover courtesy of Blanc N’ Schwartz Salon in Kent.

STAR 101.5’s “Elementary Teacher of the Week” is a program that allows students to recognize local, deserving teachers for their commitment to the quality education of children. To nominate a teacher go to

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