Peachland teacher recognized for exemplary work with students

Peachland teacher honoured

A Peachland teacher has been recognized for her exemplary teaching skills.

Peachland Elementary School teacher Christi Ogg has received a Regional Certificate of Achievement from the Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence.

The kindergarten and grade one teacher has been recognized for her exemplary teaching skills that lead to highly successful learning and social outcomes for her students.

“As the School Trustee for Peachland, I have had the pleasure to get to know Christi Ogg over the past few years,” said SD23 board chair Moyra Baxter. “Christi exemplifies all that is good about teaching, and it is a joy to see her interact with her students. On World Teachers’ Day on October 5th, I will celebrate Christi and all the teachers who support and nurture the children in their care.”

The 17 top-ranked recipients will be presented with a national certificate of excellence during the National Award Ceremony taking place at the Château Laurier in Ottawa on Monday. The celebration precedes the opening of the nomination period for the 2023 awards.

“I am very proud of Christi Ogg for receiving this national recognition,” said Wendy Briggs, Principal at Peachland Elementary. “She daily pours out her heart, soul, and mind into her craft and wraps it all in a joyful sense of humour.”

The Prime Minister’s Awards 2022 National Awards will air Monday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. on Facebook live.

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