Newcastle teacher surprised in classroom with radio station award
September 30, 2011
NEW — 3:05 p.m., Sept. 30, 2011
Kate Ingalls has won STAR 101.5’s Teacher of the Week award for the week of Sept. 30.
The radio station’s afternoon show host Corine McKenzie made a surprise visit to Ingalls’ second grade Hazelwood Elementary School classroom in Newcastle to announce the award on Friday.
Each student in Ingalss’ class received a goody bag full of prizes from Applebee’s, Washington State Employees Credit Union, Dairy Farmers of Washington and other sponsors.
Ingalls received a personalized plaque from Issaquah Trophy and Awards, a $100 check from Washington State Employees Credit Union and $100 Applebee’s gift certificate.
She also got to choose between a makeover or a Kindle courtesy of Blanc N’ Schwartz Salon.
Caroline Smith, the student who nominated Ingalls for the award, received a $50 Applebee’s gift certificate.