Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

May 9, 2014

Teutopolis, Fourth grade, Mrs. Mette


Effingham Daily News

TEUTOPOLIS — Who do you think should be Mother of the Year? I think my mom, Trisha Funneman, should be Mother of the Year. You should give this award to her.

The biggest reason why my mom should be Mother of the Year is because she is encouraging. She encourages me to do good at games. She also encourages me to get my homework done and not get many wrong on it. Keep is thinking of my mom being Mother of the Year.

Another reason is that she is helpful around the house or any where she helps out after family parties. She helps me practice for baseball and basketball in the summer. She is a helpful mom isn’t she?

I think my mom should be Mother of the Year. Pick my mom to win this award.

Kaleb Bannick

If you’re in need of a Mother of the Year, my mother, Sara Blickem, is the one. She should get this award because she is helpful and caring.

First of all, my mother should be Mother of the year because she is caring. She helps my brother and me with sports. She will also always bring me my stuff if I leave it at home. She is super supportive and kind and she will always be there for me.

Second of all, she is extremely helpful. She checks my homework, and when I have three or four wrong she helps me understand the problems. If I “forget” to make my bed, she does it. She slaves away all day to have a clean house. If you had to pick one mother, you should pick mine.

Please pick my mother for the Mother of the Year. She de?nitely deserves it.

Ross Blickem

My mom, Elaine Blievernicht, (soon known as Mother of the Year) is a great candidate. She is helpful and responsible.

To start with, my mom is helpful. She helps me with hair. For example, she puts my hair in a ponytail, a bun, or a braid. She helps me when l’m hurt by putting a band aid on it. She helps me pick out an outfit when we are shopping by saying that something looks cute. She also helps me with homework by doing it with me, but most of all she helps cheer me up when I’m sad.

Most importantly, she is responsible. She cleans to make sure the house is spotless. She cooks to make sure we have food on the table. She makes sure we have clothes for school. She takes care of her family’s needs. She also tells the truth.She is a very responsible mom.

In conclusion, my mom is great. Select her for Mother of the Year!!

Elle Blievernicht

My mom, Sandy Bloemer, deserves the Mother of the Year award for so many reasons. I think she deserves it because she is fearless and helpful. I love my mom!

My mom isn’t afraid of anything. She isn’t afraid of spiders, snakes, or bugs. Not even mice! She is the bravest person I’ve ever met!

My mother is so helpful. She teaches me violin, my sister piano, and helps my siblings and me with our homework. My mom also gets my brothers up for their job. My mom is the most caring person ever.

You won’t regret voting my mom for Mother of the Year. She is so brave and helpful!

Ellie Bloemer

My mother, Jodi Buehnerkemper, (soon Mother of the Year) was born in Naperville, IL, not Effingham. She ought to be Mother of the Year.

First of all, my mom is a very hard worker. She is around the house picking up toys, dusting, and washing things all day long. She says she never gets a break. Also, she is always helping me through things like homework, doing my chores, and hard things I don’t understand. Man, what a hard worker she is!

Another reason is because she is always happy, even if I do things wrong. My mom won’t get mad at me even if I don’t get an A+ on my test. Also, she is happy because she is always looking on the bright side. Last my mom stays calm if she does something wrong. Oh boy... she is always happy.

Mom is the best mom ever. Select her for Mother of the Year.

Cade Buehnerkemper

Do you know who should be Mother of the Year? Theresa Bushur would be the best choice. She is a wonderful mom.

To start with, my mom is very helpful. She helps clean the house and helps me with my homework problems. She’s even so helpful that she helps are family clean up our road! My mom also helps earn money for us. My mom is the most helpful person there is.

Another reason is that my mother teaches me a lot of things. She teaches me about homework when I don’t understand. My mom teaches me all about basketball. For example, she teaches me about my shot and how to set screens. After a sporting event she teaches me about what I did wrong so it can help get better. My mother teaches me about many things.

My mom, Theresa Bushur, should be the Mother of the Year. She teaches things and is very helpful. You should select my mother to be Mother of the Year.

Sam Bushur

You must make my mom, Jennifer Deters, Mother of the Year. She is as funny as a seal. You’ll never see a mom like this.

The best reason she deserves the award is because my mom is so athletic and talented. She loves to be outside with her kids. She also loves running, playing, and loves bike rides. The funny thing is that she can still do a flip at 33 on the trampoline. My mom is the best!

Another reason is my mom is awesome. She never says no and never lets you down. She likes to smile all the time. I think that she is very successful because she has me for a daughter, I am so lucky that I have a mom like this.

My mom is so awesome I don’t know what I would do without her. Making my mom Mother of the Year would be a great decision.

Jaden Deters

My mom, Karla Dixon, should be Mother of the Year. I’d like to see you go up against my mom.

The first reason my mom should be Mother of the Year is because she is a good cook. Three of my mom’s most awesome foods are pumpkin pie cheesecake, egg sandwiches. Some more are hamburger, green bean casserole, and ham. These are some of my mom best foods.

Another reason why my mom should be Mother of the Year is because she is helpful. She helps at the hospital and also volunteers. She helps with my homework and cooks dinner for me. My mom is the most helpful person I now.

You should choose my mom for Mother of the Year. These are my mom’s best qualities.

Jeremia Dixon

Has your mother ever been mother of the year? Well, my mom is going to be this year. My mom’s name is Ashley Hutcheson. You should really meet her.

My mom is the most caring person I have ever met! She has always cared about my little siblings. She also cares that I have a good education. My mom also cares about my neatness. My mom has always cared about all of the people on Earth and what they do. My mom is so loving to me and others.

Secondly, my mom is very supportive of me. My mom has always supported me of all kinds of things. She always wants me to do well on tests. Sometimes when I think hard enough it is like, she is right next to me for support. Over the weekends when I see her and I have homework she helps me. My mom is supportive I will always support her too.

Would you choose my mom for Mother of the Year? You have to vote for my mom to be Mother of the Year!

Cadance Eckelberry

My mom, Susie Feldhake, should be Mother or the Year. My mom deserves this award.

Here are the best reasons why I love my mom. I love her because she is honest to me. When I ask her something she tells me the real truth. For an example when I ask her what we are doing this weekend, she tells me the truth.

There is another reason why I love my mom. I love her a lot because she is so kind to me. Susie is kind because she helps me on my homework. For example, on reading homework she helps me on the summary part. She takes me to a lot of places. For example, she takes me out to eat, and to get clothes and shoes.

If you want a Mother of the Year that is honest and kind then you need my mom.

Jacie Feldhake

My mother is Kelly Haller. She is a very hardworking mom. She deserves to be Mother of the Year.

First of all, my mom is very hardworking. She works and has to take care of three kids. She also cooks, cleans, and she takes my two sisters to their rodeos. She takes me to out eat after school too.

Second of all, she is very helpful. She helps me with my homework and helps me study. She also helps me practice for baseball, basketball, and soccer. Even though she doesn’t really like those things she does them anyway.

If you are looking for a hardworking mom, then you should pick my mom to be Mother of the Year.

Mitchell Haller

My mom, Maria Kingery, should be Mother of the Year because she is helpful and caring. She does nice things for me and always helps me.

Most importantly, my mom is caring. Every day she cooks fantastic meals and desserts. Whenever something sad happens, she comforts me and makes me feel better. She always makes me laugh and gives me courage to do my best. On holidays she does creative things and gives me exciting presents. Last but not least, she takes good care of me and my brother and sisters.

My mom is also helpful. Every night my mom helps me study for tests and do my homework. Sometimes I have big chores to do and she helps me. Whenever I am sick my mom brings me medicine to make me feel better. Many times I have hard tests coming up, so she always helps me have courage.

There are many reasons why my mom should be Mother of the Year. She is an amazing mom. Choose my mom to be Mother of the Year!

Katie Kingery

My mom’s name is Jenny Koester. She smiles all the time. My mom should be Mother of the Year.

My mom spends a lot of time at my basket ball games. She cheers me on in the game. My mom is the only person in my family except my dad to go to my basketball game.

My mom is awesome because she helps other people to get around. She likes everybody in the world. My mom is awesome.

My mom should be picked as number one Mother of the year. My mom is the best mom in the world.

Sam Koester

My mom, Elizabeth Lewis, is the world’s greatest mom. She should be the

Mother of the Year.

The first reason is because my mom is very helpful. She helps my brother, sister, and me with homework, practicing sports, and picking out clothes (because sometimes our outfits don’t match). She also helps our great grandmas get to where they need to be. My mom would love to help you.

The second reason is she is hardworking. My mom has lots of jobs, but the most important job is taking care of our family. Taking care of our family can be dif?cult. We don’t like to have to do chores. Nobody could do any better than her.



My mom is the best. Make her the Mother of the Year.

Chloe Lewis

My mom, Deb Magee, should be Mother of the Year because she is the best mom you can ever have in the world.

My mom should be Mother of the Year because she takes me to Homewood Grill. She also cheers me on at baseball games. She doesn’t care what people think of her either.

My mom is the best mom because she cares about everyone in the world. She cares about family, and is always there for me when I have bad days. She treats everyone with respect.

My mom makes me happy every day. She should be the best Mother of the Year. My mom should win this award because she is the best mom a person can ever have.

Collin Magee

Lori Niemerg should be Mother of the Year. She is sweet as a lady bug and kind like a butterfly. Also, she is perfect, so you should vote for her.

Mom supports me when I play soccer games. She is the loudest the crowd. She also always hugs me when I finish. What really supports me is when she tells me, “Play hard and have fun”. So, I’d say she likes it when I play. It makes her happy and she loves sports. I hope the next game I play I see her smiling face as Mother of the Year.

Another reason is Mom tries to help the family. Because we live in a house of eight, it’s hard. Mom is always trying to help the family. Dad has a job too, but Mom has a big job. She has to work at ?ve places and she usually isn’t home so that bums me out. My mom will help anyone she can.

My mom is cheerful and helpful. She can be more responsible than any other mom in the whole world. Vote her as the new Mother of the Year.

Leo Niemerg

My mother, Chris Probst , is a wonderful mom. She deserves to be the Mother of the Year. If you know her, you would pick her too.

The first reason she should be Mother of the Year is because she is cheerful. She always has surprises, and she can always get a laugh out of you. She also doesn’t let me get bored at all. Finally, she cheers for me at games and cheers for her friends too.

My mother is a caring person too. She helps me get good grades and helps me with homework. She is friendly to others. She also helps me get stuff down, and doesn’t get mad. She is a forgiving mom.

Make my mom Mother of the Year. She is friendly to everyone.

Devon Probst

The future Mother of the Year will be my mom, Melissa Probst. My mother

truly, 100 percent needs this award. She deserves it.

There are so many reasons why my mom should be mother of the year. The ?rst one is because she is my BFF. My mom and I are like best friends. We always ask each other each other about hair, makeup, clothes, and decor. We always do stuff together. For example we play games, go shopping, practice sports, talk, draw, and we even play jokes on each other.

My mom also is always honest and tells me anything. I can ask my mom anything and she’ll tell me the truth. She treats 1ne like an adult, and adults don’t lie to each other (except on April 1st). You can ask my mom anything and get an honest answer.

My mom needs to be Mother of the Year. Pick her and you won’t regret it.

Macy Probst

My mother, Stacey Ruholl, should be Mother of the Year because she deserves it more than anyone. If you are looking for a Mother of the Year, pick her.

The best reason my mom should be Mother of the Year is because she is the most helpful person I know. Every morning she makes my bed, makes breakfast, and does the laundry. At night she slaves away in the kitchen cooking delicious meals. When she isn’t cooking she’s helping my sisters with school work. No one is more helpful than my mom.

Another reason she should be Mother of the Year is because she is caring. On weekends she is helping the church or our family. She also volunteers for my sports. She takes care of grandparents and her parents. If anyone deserves this award it’s her.

My mom is the greatest mom in the world. Make my mom Mother of the Year.

Joey Ruholl

My mother, Mary Sandschafer, should win the Mother of the Year award. She is really important to me.

My mother should win this award because she is the most enjoyable mother in the world. First, she is always making people laugh. Another reason she is enjoyable is because she is always telling really exciting jokes. She also entertains people because she sometimes makes herself laugh. Don’t you think Mary Sandschafer should win the award?

Another reason my mother should win this award is because she is a helpful person. For example, she helps around the house a whole bunch. She also helps out our neighbors and friends. She helps our friends and neighbors by helping mow and rake their grass. Finally, she really likes to help out our family members by coming over to their house if they are sick. My mother is the best mother I could ever have!

Can you please give my mother a fighting chance for Mother’s Day? Bring my mother to the top for Mothers Day!

Hunter Sandschafer

My mom, Heather Schober, should be Mother of the Year. That’s because she is helpful and caring.

First of all, my mom is helpful. She helps with homework, and if I get a question wrong she hugs me and says, “Its okay.” She also makes sure ever problem is right.

In addition, my mom is also caring. She tells me to eat healthy and exercise daily. When I don’t, she just says, “Its okay, you can do it tomorrow.” She also tells me to make sure I make healthy choices when I take a snack or for lunch.

Make my mom Mother of the Year. She would be the perfect example.

Allyson Schober

My mom, Kathy Tensen, is the best mom ever and is the future winner of Mother of the Year. She is loving and helping, as well as encouraging.

The first reason why my mom should be Mother of the Year is because she is loving and helping. When my brother or I don’t understand something or do it wrong, she loves us for trying and will help us do better. My mom also makes me feel better and when she does that. I know she tries her hardest to care for me.

Another reason why Kathy Tensen should win is because she’s encouraging When I do sports she always helps me and says, “You can do it!” My mom also does everything she can for me from getting me sports supplies, to getting me school supplies.

My mom, Kathy Tensen, should be Mother of the Year for many reasons and more. Make my mom Mother of the Year, and that won’t be a mistake!

Tory Tensen

Are you looking for a Mother of the Year? Well, I know who you should pick... Megan Thompson! Please search no longer because I’ve found her!

The first reason is because she is helpful. She cleans a lot and I like it because my family likes a clean house. Also, she is a good cook. She makes meals every night. She also helps with homework if I get stuck. She’s a good helper.

The second reason is that she’s a nice person. She’s always cheerful, and if I’m feeling sad, she cheers me up. She’s always sweet and nice to everyone. Also she’s joyful and always happy.

I hope you pick my mom. She’s the best lady ever.

Karlie Thompson

My mom’s name is Denise Weichman. She is the best mom ever and would make the best Mother of the Year. I love my mom.

My first reason is my mom is very helpful. She helps me with my homework and helps my dad make breakfast every morning. My mom also helps keep the house clean. She also helps my family have clothing. She helps my sister and me with getting up in the morning. My mom is the best mom ever.

The best reason is my mom is loving. She loves everybody in her life. She loves our whole family. My mother is a very loving person.

I think you should pick my mom for Mother of the Year. My mom is the best. She would make an awesome Mother of the Year.

Macie Weichman

My mom is Laura Will (a.k.a. future mother of the year). My mom should be Mother of the Year because she is a nurse and can help anyone.

The best reason why my mom should be Mother of the Year is because she is very hardworking. For one thing, she has to take care of six kids, but she does a pretty awesome job at it. Also, she is on her feet 24/7 all day whether it’s at home or at the hospital. I know I couldn’t do that. Another reason is she barely gets time to rest. It’s like on day she’s paying bills, next day she has to work late, and then she has to go to a party. Finally, she usually cleans the house all by herself, including the downstairs. My mom would fit perfect for being Mother of the Year.

Another reason why my mom should be Mother of the Year is because she is very supporting. One way she is supporting is when she cheers me on during sports. Next, she always says that even if our team doesn’t win its important that we do our best. Finally, she supports my siblings and I to good on our tests. I think we need a supporting mom like mine to be mother of the year.

Are you looking for a great woman for this year’s Mother of the Year? Choose my mom and your pick will be a great success.

Lexi Will