Every month we show our support and love for our Mesa County teachers by hooking up our Teacher of the Month. Congratulations to February's Teacher of the Month, Joe Padon at Fruita Monument High School.

We always leave picking our Teacher of the Month up to you. You nominate, then vote for the Teacher of the Month, just like this month's Teacher of the Month. February's Teacher of the Month is Joe Padon. Joe Padon is a special education teacher at Fruita Monument High School, which is located at 1102 Wildcat Avenue in Fruita.

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Hooking up our Teacher of the Month with tons of praises and prizes is the least we can do for the people who take care of our kids in the community and school them. Here are all of the prizes February's Teacher of the Month, Joe Padon, just scored:

  • $150 Gift Card to Big O Tires
  • $50 Gift Card from Farmers Insurance the Josh Dewitt Agency
  • 1 Hour Massage from Rimrock Wellness
  • $50 to Colorado Legacy Coffee
  • $50 Gift Card from Targett & Associates Insurance Service
  • Townsquare Media Gift Basket

As the Principal of Fruita Monument High School said, way to go Joe. We hope that being crowned February's Teacher of the Month brought a smile to Joe Padon's face. We also hope he knows that he's very much appreciated in the community and has tons of people who support him.

You can make your teacher our next Teacher of the Month like Joe Padon at Fruita Monument High School by nominating them here. Once you nominate them, remember to vote for them too so you can make your favorite teacher our Teacher of the Month and maybe get some extra credit. (Disclaimer: extra credit not guaranteed.)

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