Belmont alumnus Graham Spencer has been named a Blue Ribbon Teacher for 2022 by Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS). Spencer, who is currently a math teacher at Goodlettsville Middle School in Nashville, Tennessee, was honored for his excellence in teaching and his dedication to making a positive impact on the lives of students. In addition to being named a Blue Ribbon Teacher, Spencer has also been recognized as the teacher of the year at his school and as a distinguished teacher by the Tennessee Education Association.
He is passionate about helping students discover their interests and potential and strives to create a classroom environment that is both challenging and supportive. “After graduating from [Belmont] and working for an awesome, socially minded company, I realized I wanted to have a bigger impact on my community. Teaching was the clear next step.”
Spencer, a double alumnus (Accounting, ‘16 and Master’s in Teaching, 2018), is currently working on another Belmont degree. “I just started the Strategic Leadership in Education PhD program at Belmont, and I am excited to further my education with the purpose of being able to have a greater impact on the students of Nashville….The phenomenal professors at Belmont were and continue to be a huge support to my success in the classroom.”
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