Five Arizona teachers honored by Apache Junction Unified School District
CompuGroup Medical (CGM) congratulates the veteran and rookie Teachers of the Year, officially named at the virtual May meeting of the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board.
This year's recipients of the district's top honors include:
Teachers of the Year
- Da Un "Andie" Chung, choir director, Cactus Canyon Junior High School & Apache Junction High School
- Alexis Scott, teacher, TLC Preschool
- Lisa Smith, reading specialist, Cactus Canyon Junior High School
Rookie Teachers of the Year
- Claire Williamson, history teacher, Apache Junction High School
- Jenna Zimmer, kindergarten teacher, Desert Vista Elementary School
With its American headquarters located in Phoenix, CGM enjoys deep ties to the Arizona community and is proud of the efforts of these experts in education to shape and enrich today's young people.
"As leaders in technology and healthcare, CGM recognizes the importance of an inspiring education," said Benedikt Brueckle, CEO, CompuGroup Medical US. "The efforts of Ms. Chung, Mrs. Scott, Mrs. Smith, and new teachers Ms. Williamson and Ms. Zimmer, combine to elevate our children, building a promising future for Arizona and the United States."
CompuGroup Medical was the leading sponsor for this year's awards. Each winning teacher received $1,000, a plaque, and a personalized video to commemorate the achievement.
CompuGroup Medical offers a way for teachers and students to connect for critical counseling and speech-therapy sessions with a secure, point-to-point telehealth service called CGM ELVI.
In addition, CGM offers school-based billing to collect Medicaid reimbursements for the special education services that schools currently pay for out-of-pocket.