COMMENTS FROM THE NOMINATION FORMS:
"He tells us things the book does not. He and his teaching really helps prepare us for college and our adult life. He is an awesome teacher and really, really, deserves this honor."
"Mr. Seabaugh isn't one of the Heartland's Best, he IS the Heartland's Best. Although he may have a rough exterior, his heart swells over with love. He is so very inspiring."
"He helped me write better and brought out my creative side. He makes his class fun and intersting."
"He is very easy to get along with but he still gets his lessons accomplished. He can easily joke around with his students and teach them at the same time. He is so great because he actually makes you want to learn."
"He thoroughly dedicates his time to helping all students in crisis."
"He helps me enter contests for essays and poems. Since I came to his class last year, my writing skills have increased dramatically."
"In the hallway he greets us with a smile and is friendly outside of school, too. I know that if I need help all I have to do is ask."
"He comes in early for tutoring and also stays late after school if a student needs help."
"He is one of those teachers who will help you at any time. There have been times when I'm at school crying and he is there to listen and to help. He knows what to say to make you laugh and can always make your day better."
"Mr. Seabaugh is the most original teacher I have ever had."