MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - It might sound like music class, but her students are working on spelling. "We just have fun," said Highland Avenue Elementary school teacher Shanda Williams. "They call us the singing class. We just get up and move around like a bunch of busy bodies. Learning should be fun."
Ms. Williams has spent the last 5 years at Highland Avenue in Montgomery, and a total of 8 years in the classroom. She was inspired by a woman who taught her. "It was actually my 6th grade teacher Ms. Long, I just admired the way she taught us. so I decided to be a teacher just like Ms. Long."
A school administrator nominated Ms. Williams for the Class Act Award. She wasn't expecting it. "I think its wonderful someone saw my light shining and recognized me as being a good teacher."
Ms. Shanda Williams is this week's Class Act.