Central High teacher named CTA Educator of the Year

Central High teacher named CTA Educator of the Year
Posted on 11/13/2017

Central High School teacher and STEM program coordinator Phil Johnston is the Colorado Technology Association’s 2017 Educator of the Year!

The association’s Annual APEX Awards took place Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Denver. Mr. Johnston knew he was a finalist for the award, but the win was a complete surprise until the ceremony. Mr. Johnston was also a finalist for Educator of the Year in 2015.

The APEX Awards honor individuals and organizations who make an impact on the technology community in Colorado. You can check out a slideshow of this year’s APEX Awards winners here and read their names below:

Company of the Year
Sendgrid

Emerging Tech Company of the Year
PAIRIN

Project of the Year
Braxton Technologies

CIO of the Year
Jeff Robertson, DigitalGlobe

CISO of the Year
Matt Shufeldt, Cognizant

CEO of the Year
Shawn Mills, Greenhouse Data

Advocate of the Year
State Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp

Educator of the Year
Phil Johnston, Central High School

Youth Tech Leader of the Year
Jaqueline Pacheco

Talent Champion of the Year
Carol Carter, GlobalMindED​

Colorado Entrepreneur Excellence
Elia Wallen, Travelers Haven & Hotel

Volunteer of the Year
Shelley Cruikshank

Bob Newman Lifetime Achievement Award
Andre Durand

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