ENCORE: Ankeny, Who's Your Favorite Teacher?
Patch wants to give a shout out to all the great teachers out there who are changing kids' lives. Help us tell the story of great education in Ankeny.
Editor's Note: We know life can get crazy, so here's a story we ran last week because we definitely think it's worth a second look.
We all have a favorite, a teacher who changed our lives with a word of encouragement or a kind word.
For me, it was Mr. Wilson, who struggled in vain to help me grasp calculus, going over and over the lesson so I could eke out a passing grade. He encouraged me to pursue a degree in English and journalism at Northwest Missouri State University.
You know the rest of the story.
What’s yours? How did a teacher change your life?
May 8 (that's today) is National Teacher Day. We want to celebrate the teachers in your life. Here’s your part: