Ryan Mack was nominated by Rose Zacchi, a family member.
Mr. Mack has changed many of his students' lives by helping them reach their highest potential. When Mr. Mack walks into his classroom, the students have all their eyes on him. They know his class will be filled with fun, creativity, and a love for music that stays with them forever. The concerts his students perform in exceed the audience's expectations.
Many parents have spoken about how grateful they are to Mr. Mack. One parent said, "He has taken my daughter out of her shell, and now, she is singing solos and looking forward to school." Students, parents, and staff love Mr. Mack. His energy is endless, which shows that he loves what he does. He's the teacher who stays late, whether it's for a chorus lesson, teaching different instruments, or simply being there 100% for his students.
Mr. Mack is accepting of everyone. He works with all levels of talent and is a leader to students and colleagues. Mr. Mack also shares his knowledge by doing webinars for other music teachers. He tirelessly puts in for grants to give his school district instruments, including a beautiful piano that he uses for classes and performances. The best part is how nurturing he is with his students while teaching them everything they need to succeed.