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Forestbrook Middle teacher earns prestigious Horry County Schools award

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HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - On Tuesday, Horry County Schools named Joey Trail its teacher of the year.

The prestigious award was granted to the 7th grade English Language Arts teacher of Forestbrook Middle on Tuesday, April 28. Trail has three years of teaching experience, all of which have been with Horry County Schools. 

Trail earned a Bachelor's Degree in English Language Arts and Social Studies from Coastal Carolina University. He said he wants, “Students to be the authors of their destinies.” He continued to say he, “Feels an exceptionally blessed responsibility to be that one good adult that accepts young adolescents just as they are at those exact moments in their lives.”

Trail said he believes everyone has a story and he hopes, "To be a supporting character in the critical middle school chapter of [his students'] lives.”

Trail was also named Forestbrook Middle Teacher of the Year for the 2014-2015 school year!

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