Kathy Loppacker is not just a teacher. She is a beacon of dedication and excellence. She goes beyond textbooks, fostering a love for learning and instilling confidence in each student. Colleagues admire her commitment to student success and collaboration/willingness to assist colleagues. She is kind and caring to all stakeholders. This recognition as Teacher of the Year is a testament to her outstanding contributions to the community. Kathy is an excellent educator who is dedicated to making sure her students learn. Her students come out of her classroom ready for second grade, and they feel loved and respected.