Rush, who teaches at Mounds View High School in Arden, will be honored on Oct. 7 at the Minnesota State Journalism Convention.

Martha Rush Martha Rush, a journalism, AP aconomics and AP psychology teacher, is being honored for her consistently outstanding work by the Minnesota High School Press Association. A social studies teacher, Rush has advised Viewer for 14 years. “‘This is your paper!’ she always tells us,” 2012-13 Viewer Editor Max Wang wrote in his letter nominating Rush. Teacher Lori Keekly, the 2010 Minnesota Journalism Educator of the Year, wrote, “Martha’s passion shows through her work and relationships with students … She’s a dedicated worked who doesn’t seek the spotlight. She’s just happy to do the work if it helps someone.”