MONROE, La. Connie Orozco is our Hixson Ford Golden Apple Teacher of the Week.
Courtesy: KNOE 8 News
Orozco teaches 5th grade at Jack Hayes and was nominated by one of her current students, Brennan Kelley. Kelley says Orozco is his favorite teacher because she's great at teaching math.
"She tells us how to work our math and gives us tips on how to get help," says Kelly.
Orozco has been teaching for 10 years and says she its students like Kelley that keeps her coming back to work each day.
"All of these young people are eager to win," says Orozco. "And to watch them realize that they can get it is what makes me come back each year."