Eric BradfordTravis Drilingas
Mount Vernon Township High SchoolAutomotive Teacher
Eric Bradford not only does he teach Intro to Auto he also teaches Auto Tech. He is teaching young men and women the basic knowledge of cars and engines and giving them experience in the classroom they can take with them after graduation. He makes sure all his students know the basics of checking oil, airing tires, and how to change a tire. While he is a full time teacher instructing students he also offers work to the teachers and staff at MVTHS. Eric is also enrolled at Rend Lake College to continue his education. Eric also volunteers every year to help the Central Christian Church with free oil changes located in his Auto Shop at MVTHS. Eric gives up a Saturday (8-4) where he could enjoy away from campus and spend time with his three children, but he gives back to his community.
Nominated by Kate