Aeron "Coach" Atkinson named Champion Teacher of the Year

Areon Atkinson, Athletic Director at Brooks De Bartolo Collegiate High in Tampa, was named Champion Teacher of the Year at the 3rd Annual Charter School Champion Awards ceremony held in Orlando, FL on November 19, 2014.

Affectionately known as "Coach," Mr. Atkinson was nominated by the parents at the school.

“Coach wears many hats but no role is greater to him than that of teacher. As a PE instructor, Coach teaches more than Physical Education and Health. He teaches integrity, tolerance, respect, kindness, compassion, and how to make good choices. These are the life long lessons that make an impact beyond the curriculum,” wrote parents in the nomination form. Brooks De Bartolo Collegiate High School is located in Tampa, FL (Hillsborough County).