EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION: Patrick Henry HS teacher Kevin Trent

HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - A teacher in Hanover is being hailed as role model and an inspiration to his students.

Patrick Henry High students say Kevin Trent is one of their favorites, and his work goes beyond the classroom. For his hard work, Mr. Trent is this month's recipient of the NBC12 Excellence in Education award.

The school's principal set up a surprise presentation in front of other faculty members, who were overjoyed to see him honored.

Parents and colleagues say his work makes students want to do well in class.

"I just want to let him know he's a well done teacher here at Patrick Henry High School," said parent Betty Tyler.

You can nominate a teacher for the award. Just click on "Nominate a Teacher" in the NBC12 news app, or go to nbc12.com/education.

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