Maya Angelou was so right when she wrote about people forgetting the things you say and do, but never forgetting how they made you feel.

When you sent your little human off to school, you hope that portion of their day is filled with as much kindness, fun, and nurturing as you provide at home.

That is the kind of spirit that fills this Beloit, Wisconsin teacher's classroom.

97ZOK's Teacher of the Week


CONGRATULATIONS to Kristi Niman from Powers Elementary School in Beloit.

Kristi was nominated for this honor by Jessica Formankiewicz, she writes,

The fact that our four-year-old looks at her teacher as not only a teacher but a friend says a lot about her. She is in tune with each and every student and knows their different needs and is able to adapt to all of them. I know I can’t speak for everyone, but for us personally, we know that we are sending our daughter to school with a teacher who creates an extremely nurturing fun, and interactive class. And as a parent that is an amazing feeling that she has helped give us.


As 97ZOK's Teacher Of The WeekKristi Niman was surprised with a beautiful floral arrangement from Broadway Florist and a delicious cake from Nothing Bundt Cakes.


Click HERE to nominate your favorite teacher.

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