Sparks, NV. (mynews4.com)
A teacher at Mendive Middle School is determined to help students find success and this month he is News Four's Excellence in Education Award Winner.
Evening Anchor Shelby Sheehan recently surprised Jeremy Mumm with the award during a school assembly. Mumm is both a math teacher at Mendive and wrestling coach at McQueen High School.
He's been teaching for 7 years and coaching for many more. Parents say he' s been known to help students who are struggling both educationally and personally, never giving up on anyone.
They say he has a way of taking kids under his wing and mentoring them. Mumm says he's very happy at the middle school level trying to harness that unique energy into positive steps academically.
Congratulations to Jeremy Mumm, News Four's Excellence in Education award winner!