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Jeff Flowers teaches health and PE at Daniels Learning Center and is also the school’s teacher of the year. “I teach because I am a product of Wilson County Schools. I graduated from Fike High in 1986 and played on the 1984 undefeated football team. I spent my entire career here as a student, started teaching here and stayed for 11 years. Now I’m back. I’m in teaching because of the impact and the nurturing process I had from my instructors, teachers and coaches while I was a student in Wilson County Schools."
FIRST TEACHING POSITION: Health and PE teacher at Toisnot Middle for 11 years and 14 years teaching and coaching at Southern Nash High
TOTAL NUMBER OF YEARS TEACHING: 27 years
COLLEGE ATTENDED: Earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from East Carolina University
FAVORITE QUOTE AND WHY: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13
STUDENT PERSPECTIVE: What makes Mr. Flowers such a great teacher? Coach Flowers is a very interesting and respectful teacher. His health courses are interesting, and I like having him for PE.” — Jabaylin Looby
STUDENT PERSPECTIVE: What makes Mr. Flowers such a great teacher? “Coach Flowers is a great teacher because he is kind.” — Luis Nino