Joyia Emard/Loomis News Natalie Smith, English. She?s a fun teacher, she taught me how to speak in front of people better.
Joyia Emard/Loomis News James Martinez, algebra. He helped me get through the personal drama. He taught me not to dwell on the small stuff, just be happy.
Joyia Emard/Loomis News Staff Writer Ardella Koester, math and volleyball coach. She taught me to persevere, no matter what, and showed me kindness is invaluable.
Joyia Emard/Loomis News Staff Writer Phil Costea, English. He gets to know students on a deeper level. Mike Maben, U.S. history. He loves every kid in his class, really cares and always made time for us.
Joyia Eard/Loomis News Staff Writer James Martinez, math. He?s inspired me to achieve, he?s helped me. He?s been like a father figure.
Joyia Emard/Loomis News Sheryl McKinney, Spanish. She made learning fun. Connie Somers, English. She?s a great teacher, someone to talk to and she helped me with my writing.