Mrs. Hurst challenged me to become the best version of myself in her classroom. Growing up in a small town I always received favoritism from most teachers because they knew my parents, but Mrs. Hurst made me earn her respect from day one. She is the most brilliant English teacher and single handedly prepares Duncan seniors for higher education. I’ve never met anyone quite as special as her and 10 years later she is still apart of my life. I believe she deserves recognition because a lot of times small town school systems get over looked by the metro. She greatly deserves it. Thank you.