He’s encouraging, kind, and selfless. That’s what parents say about Luke Austin, a Spanish teacher at Green Hill High School in Mt. Juliet, Wilson County.

They appreciate how he connects with students. Peers say his creativity in the classroom helps students learn and retain Spanish.

So, we salute Luke Austin as our News 2 Educator of the Week!

Do you have a teacher in your life that you think deserves to be named a future Educator of the Week? We want to hear from you! Nominate them here.

News 2’s Educator of the Week is sponsored by the Tennessee Lottery—which has raised more than $7 billion for education programs.