The award, sponsored by Capital City Nissan of Topeka, solicits nominations from the KSNT viewing audience for teachers who are making significant contributions to their students, schools and communities.
Canty’s name was selected from the scores of nominations they receive each month and was added to a list of teachers who are in contention for Teacher of the Year. Canty received an amazing 13 nominations from students. Among the comments were the following: “Ms. Canty taught me a lot about myself, who I’m becoming and want to be” and “she is always there for me when I need help and she motivates me to never give up on my future.”