Ovando teacher receives KECI Gold Star Teaching Award
November 1, 2018
OVANDO – Ovando teacher Andrea Tougas received the KECI Gold Star Teaching Award this past September. Tougas is thankful to the Ovando School and the community for allowing her to do what she loves to do in such a wonderful place.
Tougas's lifelong dream was to become a teacher. Her mother was a teacher and she loved working with children. She taught preschool for a while and then attended the University of Montana to get her teaching degree. She taught third grade in Missoula for three years prior to teaching in Ovando. She has taught in the "little room" including pre-kindergarten throu...