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November Teacher of the Month

We are so excited to be featuring our first teacher of the month for the 2016-2017 school year! For November we’re highlighting Gregory Charles Cross, a 7th grade Texas History teacher at Sarah Zumwalt Middle School.

Mr. Cross was nominated to be Teacher of the Month for his strong commitment to the Roadmap to Success program, and his consistently amazing classes!

Alma Mater: Grambling State University

Area of Study (major/minor): Business/Philosophy

Favorite college memory: Hanging out with my fraternity brothers at homecoming.

Why did you choose to become a teacher?

 To be a role model, and enhance the intellectual aspirations of inner city students.

What is your favorite quote? 

“You will never may a discovery if you’re afraid to make a mistake.”

What’s your favorite activity/lesson in the Roadmap to Success program?

My students’ favorite activity is the basketball game, during the lesson where they learn about college athletics and what requirements (academic and otherwise) you have to meet to play. “What is GPA” is my favorite lesson in the Roadmap to Success program.

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