Monday, May 25, 2009

State Champion!

I am reporting to you today live from the beautiful city of Austin, Texas where my number sense student just won a state championship.  I won't tell you which classification we are because the results are published online, but I am one proud math coach.  I have been working with this young man since he was a freshman.  He is truly the most determined student I have ever met.  He has qualified for state a total of five times in 4 different events:  Number Sense, Mathematics, Cross Country and Track.  In two weeks he will be here in Austin again to run the two-mile at the state track meet.  

I'm really proud and it was really cool that I got to go on stage with him and receive a little pin that they give all the coaches of the state champions.  It was a great way to end my career at Middle-of-Nowhere High School.  Mr. Mathlete will go on to study Chemical Engineering next year at Texas Tech and I am moving on to the Texas hill country, but I will never forget the last four years and the privilege I had to be his coach and mentor.

1 comment:

Pissedoffteacher said...

Congrats! I am sure he will never forget you either.

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