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SSMS TEACHER OF THE YEAR-Mr. George Mitchell

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We would are pleased to announce our 2018-2019 SSMS Teacher of the Year....Mr. George Mitchell!

Mr. Mitchell teaches 7th grade Math and Algebra I this year and this is his 6th year at SSMS. Mr. Mitchell had outstanding test scores this past year with 100% of his Algebra I students making proficient. Let's get to know our SSMS Teacher of the Year a little better:

Hometown: Jackson

College(s): Jackson State University and Strayer University

Years in education: 16 years

What made you want to go into education? "I wanted to teach others how fascinating mathematics is and how purposeful it is."

Favorite color: Blue

Favorite Restaurant: Long Horn Steakhouse

Favorite Sports Team(s): Denver Broncos/San Antonio Spurs

What piece of advice or words of wisdom would you tell a middle schooler at SSMS: "Education is the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge and of developing the powers of reasoning and judgment. Therefore, education is for everyone. Educate yourself, educate others."

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Congratulations Mr. Mitchell & thanks for all you do!