Ericha Jaeger was surprised with a $500 check from University of Northern Colorado and a gift box for winning the October Teacher Tuesday contest.

The Windsor Middle School teacher was thrilled to learn that her students' support had helped them rise to the top. Since it was Halloween, the students were dressed up making it an even more fun day.

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Jaeger is one of the many teachers in Northern Colorado that have made a difference in our students' lives.

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Here's little bit about Jaeger: