HARDIN, Mont. (AP) – A fourth-grade teacher from Hardin has
been named teacher of the year by the National Indian Education
Montana’s superintendent of schools, Linda McCulloch, says Roxanne
Small Not Afraid will be recognized for her achievements and service
to American Indian education on Oct. 25 at the association’s 39th
annual convention in Seattle.
Small Not Afraid teaches at Hardin Intermediate School and was
nominated for the award by district Superintendent Al Peterson.
The National Indian Education Association says its award-winners
must demonstrate exceptional achievement or performance in providing
quality instruction to American Indian, Alaska Native and Native
Staff members at Hardin Intermediate say Small Not Afraid maintains
a positive attitude while bringing out the maximum potential in