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Science teacher recognized as Montana Teacher of the Year



Arlee, Montana – A science teacher at Arlee High School has received a statewide recognition.

Bill Stockton has been named Montana Teacher of the Year for 2022, and will now participate in the National Teacher of the Year competition.

“I am proud to announce Arlee high school science teacher Bill Stockton is the 2022 Montana Teacher of the Year. Bill exemplifies the kind of teacher all educators aspire to be. He has not only ignited a passion for science in his students, but he has also extended that same enthusiasm to all of the student teachers he has mentored. It’s easy to see why Bill was unanimously selected to represent Montana; I wish him all the best at the National Teacher of the Year competition.” – State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen.

Bill Stockton of Arlee, Steffani Grogan of Forsyth, Christina Pavlovich of Livingston, and Brianna Saltenberger of Anaconda were among the four candidates interviewed virtually last week by the selection committee.

“I’m very honored to be recognized as the 2022 teacher of the year. There have been many great teachers that have impacted my life and I owe this award to them,” said Stockton.

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