STAR 101.5's Teacher of the Week: Mrs. Cynthia Longabaugh

STAR 101.5's Jen Pirak presents Mrs. Cynthia Longabaugh with the Teacher of the Week award, along with her sixth-grade student Gavin Petak.

Congratulations to Mrs. Cynthia Longabaugh on being named our STAR 101.5 Teacher of the Week!

On Tuesday morning, March 23rd, STAR 101.5 made a surprise visit to Lighthouse Christian School in Gig Harbor to present Mrs. Longabaugh with the STAR 101.5 Teacher of the Week award during an all-school assembly. Mrs. Longabaugh, was nominated by her sixth-grade student Gavin & his mom, Jennifer Petak.

"In this tough year of COVID-19, Mrs. Longabaugh has been the consistent positive influence on all her kids. Encouraging them every step of the way with daily positive words and letting every student know they are safe and that she cares about them," said Gavin's mother Jennifer Petak. "The world needs more teachers like her and I know for years to come my son will talk about the great teacher she is!"

Mrs. Longabaugh received a $101.50 check from STAR 101.5 and the Washington State Potato Commission, and a personalized plaque from Trophies2Go. Each student also received a goody bag full of prizes from STAR 101.5 and the Washington State Potato Commission.

STAR 1015’s “Teacher of the Week” recognizes local, deserving teachers for their commitment to the quality education of children. To nominate a teacher you know, click HERE.

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