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Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching

Teaching Medal Award Winner

Robert Wehrman, headshot

Robert Wehrman
Maui

Robert Wehrman is an instructor of music at Maui Community College. His inspiration opens his students’ minds to a variety of possibilities. A student says, "I’ve learned so much from this teacher; he has helped me with so many things. I find him funny, understanding and he clearly loves what he does."

Developing a good rapport with his class is important to Wehrman and he takes the time to develop a personal relationship with his students. From the quality of Wehrman’s instruction and his enthusiasm, it’s easy to see that he loves music and loves to teach. Wehrman promotes creative thinking, personal growth and open-mindedness. Colleagues note that "his exemplary professionalism and dedication to his students is unwavering."

The Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching is awarded by the Board of Regents as tribute to faculty members who exhibit an extraordinary level of subject mastery and scholarship, teaching effectiveness and creativity and personal values that benefit students.

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Current awardees and links to archives.

2004

Kauka de Silva, headshot
Kauka de Silva
Kapi‘olani
David A. Krupp, headshot
David A. Krupp
Windward
Lena Y.P. Low, headshot
Lena Y.P. Low
Honolulu
Paul Lyons, headshot
Paul Lyons
Manoa
Joni Onishi, headshot
Joni Onishi
Hawai‘i
Mary C. Summers, headshot
Mary C. Summers
Kaua‘i
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David Yang
Manoa