Four Oaks Middle teacher recognized by chamber

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The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce and HomeTowne Realty are celebrating Christopher Hearn as the Teachers Lead Four Oaks, Teacher of the Month recipient.

Mr. Hearn was presented with a certificate of recognition as well as a bag of gifts from many of the chamber member businesses including HomeTowne Realty.

“The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce is honored to recognize the lasting contributions made to the Four Oaks community by our teachers,” said Joan Pritchett, chamber executive director.

Upon making the nomination, officials at Four Oaks Middle School stated, “Mr. Hearn is a master art teacher giving students the encouragement they need to not only perform in the classroom but also at growing youth. He eagerly works with students to ensure they understand the assignment, designs engaging assignments to peak student interest, and is a voice of reason when students are in need.

“He is a model employee, assistant football coach, and leader in his profession. He ensures his students’ artwork gets out to places in the community. Mr. Hearn reaches beyond his assigned classroom to teach our Life Skills and Autistic students during his planning time. He prepares specialized lessons to ensure the success of these students. He is an asset to the school as well as the Four Oaks community.”

“The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce and HomeTowne Realty have partnered to present Teachers Lead Four Oaks, a monthly recognition for Four Oaks teachers,” said Ms. Pritchett. “Four Oaks teachers are a vital part of developing and leading our future workforce and future community leaders.” The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce recognizes teachers who motivate and inspire their students through their teaching practices and their commitment to the community.”

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