Mrs. Heywood is Draper's Teacher of the Year


Fifth-grade teacher Christine Heywood has been selected as Draper Elementary’s Teacher of the Year. She has taught the past 25 years.  “I believe every child can learn and I will do whatever I must do to help each one be successful in a rigorous learning environment,” she said.  A National Board Certified teacher, Mrs. Heywood holds a bachelor’s degree from Southern Utah University and a master’s degree from the University of Utah.  She will receive prizes and recognitions during the May 5 Real Salt Lake halftime and a May 15 Canyons Board of Education Reception and Honors Ceremony. Mrs. Heywood also will have a chance to be selected as the Canyons School District Teacher of the Year.  Mrs. Heywood is also a finalist for the Burt Brothers' "Teacher Who Makes a Difference" contest currently underway.