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February 27, 2019

Corbett Prep Student/Broadway Star Honors Teacher

By Laura Byrne

Teachers inspire. They help children realize their dreams and just what they’re capable of achieving. There’s no doubt about these statements. In fact, it was one teacher at Tampa’s Corbett Prep that helped a local boy realize his dreams for Broadway!

Eric Walker, Jr, the Corbett Prep 4th grader who currently appears in the Broadway musical Kinky Boots, recently returned to his school to surprise his teacher Julie Nelson with the A+ Teacher Award from Bay News 9!

Related: Tampa Kids Making it Big on Broadway!

“It is so good to be back at Corbett Prep because all of these amazing people are around me, supporting me,” he said.

See his story here from our friends at Corbett Prep: