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Cave Creek Unified School District honors 2016 Teacher of Year


CAVE CREEK – Krista Quinn, Special Education Teacher at Sonoran Trails Middle School, has been named Cave Creek Unified School District Teacher of the Year for 2016. Quinn was awarded $3,000 and will complete her application for the Arizona Educational Foundation’s Teacher of the Year next year. 

Each year, CCUSD celebrates great teaching with their annual Teacher of the Year celebration. Also recognized at this year’s celebration were honorees Brian Putnam-Rinderknect, 5th Grade Teacher at Lone Mountain Elementary School, and Sandra Borth, 3rd Grade Teacher at Horseshoe Trails Elementary School. Both honorees received $1,000. 

CCUSD appreciates and thanks incredible community members, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Gunderson, for their donation to financially support the CCUSD Teacher of the Year program. Superintendent Dr. Debbi Burdick said this is one of the most important celebrations of the year in the Cave Creek Unified School District.