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Cooper says farewell

2019 Teacher of the Year Shelly Cooper departs Medicine Bow for a new adventure


Mike Armstrong

Medicine Bow Elementary teacher Shelly Cooper stands by the sign that proudly proclaims her 10 students reading 500 books this year.

Some residents of this county might know Shelly Cooper as the Carbon County School District No. 2 Teacher of the Year. She won that honor last spring. Others might know she was a strong advocate for Medicine Bow Elementary and its community on why the school should stay open last year, although its enrollment was not high.

This year, she was the teacher that had her 10 students in grades 2-6 achieve the goal of reading 500 books this year. The school year isn't over and the kids arn't done on increasing this accomplishment.

Cooper gives credit to the kids.

This is her style.

Her 16 years...

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