Teachers of Excellence

2017 Teachers of Excellence

Black Hills Family and Rapid Chevrolet Cadillac “give an apple” to five teachers in the Black Hills for inspiring their students and going above and beyond in their classrooms.

Every day, teachers in schools large and small wake up, go to work, and influence the lives of our children in tremendous ways. Their knowledge, patience, and caring are what often set the course of these student’s future careers and life paths.

Here are five amazing educators that go above and beyond to make an impact on countless numbers of lives – students, coworkers, and parents alike.


Cynthia Robertson

High School English at Rapid City High School

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Diane Dittmer

4th Grade at Wilson Elementary

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John Oleson

5th Grade at Vandenberg Elementary

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Lisa Skovlund

Multi-Grade-Level Special Education at Sturgis Elementary

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Wendy Schamber

8th grade at Lead-Deadwood Middle School

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