Onslow County names Daniel Scott Teacher of the Year

ONSLOW COUNTY, NC (WITN) - Band director, Daniel Scott, has been named Teacher of the Year for Onslow County Schools.

Scott is the band director from Swansboro High School. Superintendent Barry Collins, district leaders, and community members all surprised Scott during one of his classes on Tuesday to bring him the exciting news.

School staff and the middle school band also attended helped with the surprise event.

Scott has been teaching for 3 years at Swansboro High. He says his proudest moment as a band director came while providing hurricane relief with students last year after the devastation from Hurricane Florence.

Scott said, 75 of his band students packed up boxes of food and helped clean up debris at the homes of families heavily impacted by the storm, even as some of them were left without homes themselves.

Congratulations Daniel Scott on being named Onslow County School District Teacher of the Year.