An Open Letter To My Favorite English Teacher
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An Open Letter To My Favorite English Teacher

Just one teacher or class can completely change the path that you may follow in life, whether you know it at the time or not.

An Open Letter To My Favorite English Teacher
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Dear My Favorite English Teacher,

First and foremost, thank you. You made the subject fun. You taught me more than I can even convey and I am so grateful to have had you as my teacher.

I still vividly remember the first time I met you. It was the very first class of my freshman year of high school. I was sitting at my desk beside my best friend. We were anxiously awaiting our teacher's arrival. What happened next took us all by surprise. Our classroom door flew open and our teacher came running into the room screaming energetically with the biggest smile on his face. We all woke up really quickly and looked around at each other, not expecting a 6 foot 9 giant to come bursting through the door.

From that moment on, you had my attention. You were always so passionate about what you were teaching which made everyone want to focus. You instilled a want to always learn more and to always improve upon my writing skills. I never thought that a class I took my freshman year of high school would have such a strong impact on my path as a writer.

I had the privilege of having you as my teacher a second time, two years later, as a junior. I was thrilled to learn from you again. You not only were an amazing teacher, but were an amazing mentor as well. You ensured that I never felt left out with your yells from across campus and big smile and wave. Our shared hometown proved to help create a great bond, as well, which encouraged me to embrace my roots.

Fast froward to now, I am a rising senior in college at the University of Iowa. While I may have about 2 years ahead of me, I feel as though I am no where near done learning. I have taken the passion for english, that you showed me, and have grown through it in many ways. I attribute so much to you because you taught me so well and helped me become comfortable writing and trying new things.

I will absolutely never forget you and the all the great knowledge that you have taught me. I am so grateful that I had the opportunity to learn from you and wouldn't change it for the world! Thank you for continuing inspire me to achieve my dreams!

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