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By Karla Pomeroy

Thermopolis teacher honored with grant for innovative teaching program

Voya Unsung Heroes program helps educators turn creative teaching ideas into reality


September 9, 2017


Thermopolis Middle School student Lee Grimm as Bob Ross during the Living Wax Museum last spring. The program and teacher, Kristin Ryan, won a $2,000 grant from Voya Financials through its Unsung Heroes program.

THERMOPOLIS - Voya Financial, Inc., announced this week that Kristin Ryan, a teacher at Thermopolis Middle School, has received a $2,000 grant as part of the company's 2017 Voya Unsung Heroes awards competition.

Through the Voya Unsung Heroes program, Voya Financial, a leading provider of workplace retirement solutions including savings plans for K-12 educators, awards grants to K-12 educators nationwide to honor their innovative teaching methods, creative educational projects, and ability to positively influence their students. For more than 20 years, the program has awarded over $5 millio...

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