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Kevin Pope, a fourth year science teacher in the Morris Area School District, loves teaching, but hates to be in the spotlight. Pope, who also helps coach football and manages the weight room, was named the district's 2012 Teacher of the Year.

Science teacher Kevin Pope named Morris Area 2012 Teacher of the Year

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MORRIS - Morris Area High School science teacher Kevin Pope loves physics, but doesn't think of himself as a math person even though he acknowledges physics is mostly math.


He's a science person, but muddled through college chemistry.

He loves teaching, but doesn't like to be in the spotlight and doesn't know why he was voted the 2012 Teacher of the Year for the Morris Area School District.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.