Valdosta City School District

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NMS Teacher of the Year - Coach Hunter

Coach Hunter teaches seventh-grade life science, this is his seventh year teaching science.  He is also the head coach for the seventh-grade football team. 
Hunter says, "Mr. James White inspired me to become a teacher because of his passion and enthusiasm for teaching in his twelfth grade Economics class. His saying every day was, 'Believe, Achieve and Succeed!'"
Coach Hunter's goal as a teacher is to affect lives through teaching and coaching and to be a positive male role model for his students. His administrator, Dr. Elena Ponder said, "He is a great asset to Newbern Middle School, we are appreciative of all of his endeavors as a teacher to be impactful to all of our students, not just the ones in his classroom."