|1985 alumnus is a finalist for "LIVE! with Kelly and Michael" Top Teacher Search|
|Wednesday, April 29, 2015|
Donn Harrison, Class of 1985 - The "LIVE! with Kelly and Michael" show on ABC announced on April 22 that Harrison is one of four finalists in its "Top Teacher Search."
Educators from across the nation were nominated for going above and beyond for their schools, communities and students. The four standout educator finalists will travel to New York City to be honored on "LIVE!" during "Top Teacher Week" May 4 through 8. Viewers will cast their votes to choose the final winner, which will be announced live on May 8 show.
Harrison is a kindergarten teacher at Parkview Elementary School in Cameron, Missouri. According to his nominator, "Harrison not only is a beloved teacher of 21 years, but also is an integral member of his community who fights fires and is considered 'the voice of Cameron.' After witnessing a student fall, Harrison became an EMT so he could be better equipped to handle emergency situations and currently works summers and weekends on the ambulance. He founded DECA, which fosters leadership skills by teaming students with people in business, has created reading lessons that have been used by other districts and is always the first one to lend a helping hand in school. Plus, every morning, rain or shine, he can be found greeting families as Parkview Elementary's crossing guard."
Find out more at the "LIVE! with Kelly and Michael" show website.