Molly Wiste, art teacher at BMS was awarded Middle School Art Teacher of the Year by Art Educators of Minnesota. She was recognized at a ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 2nd in Mankato, MN. Wiste previously taught in Pequot Lakes and now is in her second year teaching in Bemidji. Molly says she tries to expose her students to a variety of art mediums and says about her students “I really like helping them find their voice even if they never paint again, being able to figure out who they are and what they want to say is so important.”