Leah Juelke

Fargo South teacher named one of 10 finalists for the Global Teacher Prize

Leah Juelke is the only finalist from the U.S. The winner of the award will receive $1 million.

FARGO, N.D. — Teaching was not always the plan for Leah Juelke. The 2001 Fargo South graduate attended NDSU on a nursing scholarship. Two years into college, she joined the Army National Guard as a medic. It was there that she found her real calling. “Having to train up all these new soldiers that came in, I really found a…

Fargo Teacher Nominated For Global Award

She Is One Of Fifty Finalists For The Award

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo teacher is getting international attention for her work with students. Fargo South Language Arts High School teacher Leah Juelke is one of fifty finalists up for the Global Teacher Award. The award is given out to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession. She has worked on multiple projects with…

Fargo South Teacher Receives Sanford Teacher Award

Leah Juelke Also Recently Won Horace Mann Award And She Is 2018 North Dakota Teacher of the Year

FARGO, ND —┬áThe honors keep piling up for Fargo South teacher Leah Juelke. She has been named a Top Inspiring Teacher in North Dakota and honored with $10,000 from the National University System – Sanford Teacher Award. The awards are supported by philanthropist T. Denny Sanford of South Dakota. Earlier this month, the language arts teacher received the Horace Mann…

North Dakota’s Teacher of the Year Rappels Down Black Building to Raise Money For Charism

Leah Juelke rappelled to support North Dakota's teachers

  FARGO, N.D. —┬áDuring her time in the Army, Leah Juelke rappelled down many things, but never a building in the heart of a city. “At first, right when you get to the top, right at the edge, it actually is quite scary. For a second, I thought ‘what am I doing?’, but once you get going down, and you…