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By Tesia Galvan
Staff Writer 

Worland Master Teacher awarded to Liz Becher

 

May 28, 2016

Tesia Galvan

2016 Worland Master Teacher Liz Becher holds up Squidword. Squidword is the "Seventh grade classroom celebrity," Becher says. She made him around the age of her students at summer camp during an ocean-themed week. Since then, the squid was placed in the back of closet. After college, she found him and was going to throw the squid away, but decided to keep him. Then, "Squidword" was born and she has left him hanging in her classroom ever since.

WORLAND – An afternoon with seventh-grade teacher and recipient of the Master Teacher award Liz Becher will give you insight to a classroom environment of fun, learning, respect and positivity.

Becher, who concluded her third year of teaching seventh-grade English at Worland Middle School this past week, was awarded the 2016 Washakie County School District No. 1 Master Teacher award Monday night.

The award is equivalent to a teacher of the year award, but with more specifications from the school board, who gives out the award at their discretion, and Superintendent David Nicholas said the...



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