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Tommy Nester

Position: Eighth Grade Social Studies Teacher
School: Keyser Middle School
School District: Mineral County Schools
City, State: Keyser, WV

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Tommy Nester was nominated by a family member.

Mr. Nester loves his job and his students. Teaching isn’t a job to him. It’s his calling and passion. He puts his job as a high priority in his life. He goes above and beyond for his job and students. Mr. Nester is very motivational and helps his students strive to reach their goals and achievements.

Mr. Nester gives all of his students opportunities to join the WV Quiz Bowl Team. He coaches the team for many hours after his work day. He has a strong dedication for his students and job. His love of West Virginia is as strong as his love for his job and students, and his love for his job is displayed in his classroom presentation.

Mr. Nester has also provided several opportunities for students, such as traveling to Charleston for the Page Program at the Capitol. He has dedicated many hours to providing his students with opportunities to perform in plays and learn about drama, as well as those in younger grades.

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