Several Kenai Peninsula educators were recognized for their excellence at a statewide banquet in Anchorage on Wednesday.
Wendy Todd of Paul Banks Elementary in Homer, Jennifer Hornung of Nikiski Middle/High School in Nikiski and Julie Doepken of William H. Seward Elementary School in Seward received the BP Teachers of Excellence award.
Thirteen teachers across the state were awarded the teachers of excellence award.
Martha Fleming of Seward High School was also granted an Education Ally Award at Wednesday’s banquet.
The Alaska BP Teachers of Excellence program recognizes teachers throughout Alaska “for their dedication to teaching and for inspiring students,” according to their website. The program launched in 1995, and has awarded hundreds of teachers nominated by their peers, students, parents and community members.