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Corbett Prep Student/Broadway Star Honors Teacher

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:

 

Laura Byrne
Laura Byrne
Laura Byrne is an award-winning former television news journalist who spent 15+ years in newsrooms across the state of Florida including Sarasota, Tallahassee, Fort Myers and right here in Tampa Bay where she still freelances on occasion. She covered the political beat, crime beat and every day breaking news during her time in Florida newsrooms, but is now focused on sharing positive news stories and events with families in Tampa Bay. She is a proud mommy of two little boys who keep her on her toes and laughing every day. Her goal is to inspire families just like yours to get out and play and experience all that Tampa Bay and our great state of Florida have to offer! She encourages you to share your stories and upcoming events so we can spread the good news.

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