The Natrona County School District announced that Rick Zimmer has been selected as the district’s teacher of the year, according to a press release put out by the district.
Zimmer has worked as an athletic coach for 31 years, partially at CY Middle School and Dean Morgan Junior High School, and for the last 14 years at Natrona County High School.
Zimmer said he was humbled to receive the award and acknowledged the other hard working teachers in the district.
“When I heard the news, I was completely humbled, and I immediately began thinking of all the fantastic people I have had the opportunity to work with and learn from throughout my thirty-one years in education. I do not think for a minute that I do anything better than my peers, and I know how hard all of us work to provide meaningful experiences for our kids. What I do know is that I come to work with an attitude of gratitude every day, and I never lose sight of the fact that I am blessed to get…