Several Northland Teachers are Candidates for MN Teacher of the Year
Several teachers from throughout the Northland are in the running for the 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the year.
Three teachers from Duluth- Michelle Bowker, Michael Emerson, and Joseph Schingen- have been nominated for the award.
Four from Hermantown are also candidates- Lana Arro, Janet Borash, Jill Hansen and Dale Mundle.
Nichole Rowland, of Wrenshal, is also in the running.
The teachers join 106 others from around the state who are up for the award.
This year’s program will name the 52nd Minnesota Teacher of the Year, celebrating the tradition of excellence and teaching in Minnesota.
A 25-member panel of community leaders will narrow down the semifinalists and finalists over the next few weeks.
The 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the Year will be announced on Sunday, May 15, at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington.