Peace River School District is the latest school division in the province to announce its nominee for the Edwin Parr teacher award.
Kristen Tjostheim has had a busy first year as a teacher at Menno Simons school in Cleardale, instructing elementary music and grades 7-9 math and science.
She is also chair of the school’s creative writing club and co-chair of the science fair club, while serving as teacher rep on the school council.
The Edwin Parr award recognizes outstanding first year teachers.
Tjostheim received her education through both King’s University college and the University of Alberta.