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CUVELIER, Thomas G. (Lawler, IA-- ). Cuvelier was a 1980 graduate of Turkey Valley High School and a 1984 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa.

Cuvelier began his coaching career at DUBUQUE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in 1985 with sophomore football. The year 2010 marked his 25th year of teaching at Senior High and his 23rd season of coaching football. Cuvelier also coached wrestling for seven years and supported the basketball and track programs by doing the public address announcing since 2001.

In 2010 Cuvelier was the Science Department chair and an Honors Global Science instructor.

In 2010 Cuvelier was named the Dubuque Teacher of the Year. He was also a finalist for the IOWA TEACHER OF THE YEAR and a GOLD STAR AWARD winner.



1. "Senior Instructor Iowa Teacher of the Year Finalist," Telegraph Herald, October 11, 2010, p. 3