2 killed, dozens injured when bus from Huntsville crashes in Mississippi

Susan Holt has a true impact at Phil Campbell High School

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. -- Susan Holt teaches ninth and tenth grade English at Phil Campbell High School in Franklin County.

Susan Holt won $319 for her classroom

Principal Gary Odom said her classroom is an exciting place to learn.

"She keeps the classroom lively I guess you know instead of being dull," Odom said.

For Mrs. Holt, the fact one of her students nominated her for Tools For Teachers makes the honor extra special.

"I feel very honored by that apparently I impacted that person's life in a positive way, so that is always good," Holt said.

Justin Branch nominated Susan Holt for the Tools For Teachers award.

So, who is responsible for the nomination? His name is Justin Branch.

It was easy to see why this student has a special place in his heart for this extraordinary teacher.

"She deserves this," Branch said. "She is one of the best teachers at this school, honestly. She did great for my English and she going to do great for my sister. She is awesome, she is wonderful.  I wish I still had her to this day."

Tell us about a public school teacher you feel deserves recognition. Send us your nomination today! Honorees will receive $319 for their classroom. Nominees must teach in K-12 public schools in the WHNT News 19 viewing area.