Congratulations to our Teacher of the Month, Riana Bichler. Riana Bichler is a District 51 online instructor and was voted as April's Teacher of the Month.

Teachers have an incredible amount of patience, they're compassionate and love and take care of children every day. We love giving our Mesa County teachers lots of recognition and lots of prizes by making them our Teacher of the Month.

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Now that you've nominated and voted, the results are in for April's Teacher of the Month. Congratulations to Riana Bichler, our Teacher of the Month. Riana Bichler has fully embraced online learning, which has become a necessity amidst the coronavirus pandemic and is a District 51 online instructor.

Last month's Teacher of the Month was second-grade teacher Jenifer Ellyson at Tope Elementary. This month it's Riana Bichler, who we were lucky enough to meet over Google Meet. Here's what our Teacher of the Month scored, thanks to you nominated and voting for her:

  • $150 Gift Card to Big O Tires
  • $50 Gift Card from Farmers Insurance the Josh Dewitt Agency
  • 1 Hour Massage from Rimrock Wellness
  • $50 to Colorado Legacy Coffee
  • $50 Gift Card from Targett & Associates Insurance Service
  • Townsquare Media Gift Basket

Riana Bichler, April's Teacher of the Month, is extra special because she's our last Teacher of the Month this school year. We feel like our local teachers work so hard, they deserve the on air shoutouts, the prizes, and their faces all over our website, apps and social media.

If we make these teachers smile and feel exceptional and appreciated by making them our Teacher of the Month (with your help, of course) we consider that mission successful.

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