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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The big honor of Teacher of the Week goes to John Meeks. He teaches sixth grade World History and enrichment reading at Mayport Coastal Sciences Middle School.

Meeks says he went to college to be a journalist, while serving in the Air Force he realized how much it meant to shape minds. When teaching about different world cultures, he likes to bring in the humanities.

Meeks has been teaching at Mayport Middle for the past 11 years.

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