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Mr. James Gant: The Voice of Chattooga and the October Teacher of the Month

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Article published with permission of the Indian Lore

By: Ramsey Elrod/Staff Writer

 

Mr. Gant was awarded “Teacher of the Month” for October. Moving from Arizona, he is a new teacher for the highschool. Mr. Gant graduated from Grand Canyon University. Mr. Gant states “ I am totally humbled, elated, and surprised. I am so glad to be a part of this school and the fine history here. I love the students, the leadership, and the feeling of being a part of this “One Tribe”.” When asked what he loves about teaching at Chattooga he says “The sense of compassion for the students from all of the teachers. It feels like every student is valued despite their differences. It feels like family. Every teacher here has the students best interest and future in mind to be the best citizens that the students can be. For that, I am so grateful to be here.”

Mr. Gant has also become known as “The Voice of Chattooga”. This year, Mr. Gant has stepped up and began announcing at all school functions. His great voice and positive attitude have really helped to get everyone excited at pep rallys and other events.  Mr. Gant even sang the “National Anthem” before one home game. The students love having such an energetic force to increase excitement and motivation. Terrance Hunt stated, “Mr. Gant is cool. He has a lot of energy which helps energize the students.”

Congratulations Mr. Gant! We are so glad you are a Chattooga Indian!

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