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Westgate Educator Named Teacher of the Month

Mary Morris, 3rd Grade Teacher at Westgate Elementary, has been named January Teacher of the Month for Westside Community Schools.

Morris is awarded $100, thanks to Natalie Williams and Amigo’s Restaurant at 84th & Dodge.

Morris was nominated by Westside administrators, colleagues, and community members. One nominator wrote:

Amigo’s Restaurant at 84th and Dodge is one of several local businesses who have offered support for Westside teachers as part of our Teacher of the Month program. Special thanks to Natalie Williams for facilitating this generous donation!

Congratulations, Mrs. Morris, and thank you to┬áNatalie Williams and Amigo’s Restaurant for supporting Westside teachers!

With the help of local businesses, a special committee will select an outstanding teacher each month, nominated by students, parents and co-workers, to receive $100 and be honored by the Westside Board of Education. To nominate a teacher, or to support a Teacher of the Month award, please email Director of Communications & Engagement Brandi Petersen at

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