Mitchell Seipt, JS '03, recognized as Teacher of the Year

May 28, 2015

Mitchell Seipt, Jefferson Scholar alumnus from the Class of 2003, makes U.S. History relevant to the sixth graders in his classroom by inspiring them to think critically about events that have shaped the nation. He was recently recognized as Teacher of the Year at J. Lunsford Middle School in Loudon County, where he has taught for the past eight years. Read more here.


Mitch Seipt

Richard S. Cross Jefferson Scholar



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