First Year Illinois Teacher Brings “Outrageous Joy” to His Students
There are some teachers that light up the school day for students.
Our brand new Teacher of The Week does just that. He's also doing all of this incredible stuff during his FIRST year of teaching.
Congratulations to our new Teacher of The Week Mr. McMillan who teaches band at Stephan Mack Middle School! Mr.McMillan was nominated by one of his students Alyssa Marie Connors and her nomination letter said -
I choose this teacher because he is so welcoming so nice and turns my day to a 4 out of 10 to a 10 out of 10 in seconds. I thought I did not want to do band but he has made me want to do band more than ever. So many of his students and me have asked him why band can’t be all day or sooner. He makes so many kids day better because he makes it so much fun for everyone. He lights up student’s day just from the smile he put on every day. I just cannot find the words for how he makes me feel and so many others. The excitement he gives to us is crazy because he is a brand new teacher and the joy he brings to us is just outrageous. I could go on and on about this spectacular teacher but I know if you choose this teacher you will not regret IT!!!!
How special is that letter? As a first-year teacher, it was easy to see after one phone call how much this meant to Mr.McMillan.
We dropped off a giant bundt cake from Nothing Bundt Cakes and a beautiful floral arrangement from Broadway Florist to Mr.McMillan at school to help celebrate.
If you have a favorite teacher you'd like to nominate to be 97ZOK's Teacher of The Week, you can tell us all about them HERE!