Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Wed, June 03

Daniel Orton named Indian Wells Elementary School Teacher of the Year

Daniel Orton

Daniel Orton

HOLBROOK, Ariz. - Indian Wells Elementary School (IWES) recently selected Daniel Orton as 2012 Teacher of the Year. Orton is from Bisbee, Ariz. and received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson. He has been the physical education teacher at IWES for seven years, having also taught computers for a time.

Orton is the athletic director and also oversees the Student Council. Orton and his lovely wife Roni, who also teaches at the school, have two beautiful daughters, Payton and Callie.

"I enjoy working at Indian Wells because the kids are fantastic and the staff is great to work with," said Orton.

His efforts promoting the health of IWES students and enabling their participation and accomplishments in the NAJHL undeniably contribute to the ongoing success of Indian Wells Elementary School.

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