Fort Bend Christian Academy Government/Economics Teacher and Social Studies Chair John Williams, M.Ed. was selected as the recipient of the prestigious Texas A&M University Inspiration Award for Exceptional Secondary Education. John Williams, M.Ed. was selected as the recipient of the prestigious Texas A&M University Inspiration Award for Exceptional Secondary Education.
As stated in the congratulatory letter received by Dr. David Hook, Fort Bend Christian High School Principal, “Texas A&M believes that high school teachers have the opportunity to make a significant and lasting positive impact on students that extends to college and beyond. As a result, we award the Texas A&M University Inspiration Award for Exceptional Secondary Education from a pool of nominations submitted by graduating students of Texas A&M University. The purpose of this award is to recognize excellence in teaching at the high school level that inspires Texas A&M graduates, challenging them while preparing them to excel at the collegiate level and beyond.”
Katherine Long, FBC Class of 2009, nominated Mr. Williams, “I got an email from Texas A&M asking the graduating seniors to nominate a high school teacher who impacted their future career. Mr. Williams is an outstanding educator who truly cares about his students and school community. He did not let us settle for mediocrity and was passionate about the content he taught. Mr. William’s impact on me as a high school student was a significant part of me wanting to teach as my vocation.”
John will accept the award when he attends Katherine’s commencement ceremony on May 10. She will be graduating with a B.A. in History, and intends to teach secondary social studies in the Brazos Valley area while completing her Master’s in Education and Curriculum Development at Texas A&M University.
Congratulations to John Williams for his commitment in the classroom that inspires not only today’s students, but impacts those students far into the future as they make college and career choices.