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Oklahoma Teacher Of The Year Finalists Announced

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[top row: L to R] Tonya Lynn Boyle, Jennifer Luttmer, Romney Nesbitt. [bottom row] Jason Scott Proctor, Diane Walker. [top row: L to R] Tonya Lynn Boyle, Jennifer Luttmer, Romney Nesbitt. [bottom row] Jason Scott Proctor, Diane Walker.
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The 12 finalists for 2015 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year were announced Wednesday in Oklahoma City. Five of the 12 teach at districts in eastern Oklahoma.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi praised the 12 finalists.

“Announcing the finalist in the Oklahoma Teacher of the Year competition is one of my favorite things to do,” Superintendent Barresi said. “These teachers bring creativity, skill and passion into their classrooms every day, and their students and colleagues take note. It is uplifting to be able to tell the state about these exceptional educators. I congratulate them, and I’m looking forward to learning more about them in the coming months.”

The five teachers from eastern Oklahoma include Tony Lynn Boyle, who teaches fifth grade at Cecil Rhoades Elementary in Broken Arrow; Jennifer Luttmer, who teachers second grade at Liberty Elementary in Sallisaw; Romney Nesbitt, who teaches art at Jenks West Intermediate School; Jason Scott Proctor, who teaches math at Tahlequah High School; and Diane Walker, who teaches history, government and geography at Muskogee High School.

Other Oklahoma 2015 Teacher of the Year finalists include teachers from Piedmont, Noble, Putnam City, Bethany, Woodward, Altus and Atoka public schools.

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