MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - He gained recognition for encouraging his students.
Now, a Mid-South teacher is receiving an honor from the ESPN Academy.
Scruggs is being honored as "Educator of the Year" at this weekend's ESPN Academy "Behold The Stars" dinner.
He posted the announcement to Twitter, calling the recognition a "blessing."
We're sending huge congratulations to Scruggs on this well-deserved honor!