South Beloit High School Parent Grateful for Teacher’s Brand of ‘Above and Beyond’
Today, we honor a high school teacher for going beyond what was expected of him to help this Illinois mom's daughter and others.
We've received so many great letters sharing stories of remarkable teachers all over the Rockford, Illinois region, here's another story of a teacher's high level of compassion for incoming freshmen at his high school
Matt Stucky from South Beloit High School in South Beloit, Illinois
Matt was nominated for this honor by Amber Laue, she writes:
My daughter started her first day of high school today. She struggles with anxiety and was excited about high school, but also super nervous. At freshmen orientation Mr. Stucky asked my daughter where she felt most comfortable sitting and then reached out to me to ask me information about what would help her feel safe in his class.
Today, the first day of school, she was invited to eat lunch in his classroom with her friends. He always invites freshmen into his classroom during lunch if they need to get away from the hectic lunchroom.
This is above and beyond what was expected of him as a teacher. I am so thankful that his classroom is a safe place for her and other students. He has gone above and beyond what was expected of him and it is only the first day!
Thank you, Mr. Stucky for allowing students access to your room during lunch and ensuring that students feel safe and comfortable learning in your classroom.
Listen to Matt's chat with The Steve Shannon Show.
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