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Star 101.5 personality Corine McKenzie (at left) surprised Highland Park 3rd Grade teacher Amy West with their Teacher of the Week award on Thursday Oct. 3. The honor includes merchandise and gifts from Sound Credit Union, KOMO 4, Dairy Farmers of Washington and Star 101.5

Star 101.5 FM surprises Highland Park Elementary teacher as Teacher of the Week

FM radio station STAR 101.5 paid a surprise visit Oct. 3 to Highland Park Elementary to honor teacher, Mrs. Amy West, as their Teacher of the Week.

West, a 3rd grade teacher, was nominated by her student, Andre Brown. STAR 101.5’s afternoon personality, Corine McKenzie, presented the award.

Each student received a goody bag full of prizes from Sound Credit Union, Dairy Farmers of Washington, KOMO 4, and STAR 101.5.

West received a personalized plaque from Issaquah Trophy & Awards, a $100 check and $100 VISA gift card from Sound Credit Union. Plus a makeover gift card courtesy of Blanc N’ Schwartz Salon in Kent.

STAR 101.5’s “Teacher of the Week” is a program that allows students to recognize local, deserving teachers for their commitment to the quality education of children. To nominate a teacher go to

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