CLARKSBURG, Md. (WJZ) — In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Chance the Rapper launched the “Twilight Awards,” an award show to thank and recognize teachers across the country for their hard work and dedication.
Through three live broadcasts on Instagram, Chance surprised teachers with supplies, donations and more on behalf of Box Tops for Education.READ MORE: Fire Breaks Out At Canton Apartment Building
One of the award recipients, Michael Doggett, is a teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School in Clarksburg!READ MORE: 'This Is 10K People Who Have Died' Maryland Woman Shares Story After Mom Dies From COVID-19, Urges People To Get Vaccinated
Dogget is known for inspiring his students through the use of hip-hop music.
“This is such an honor,” Doggett said during the Instagram Live. “There are so many teachers doing so many amazing things. I’m just so honored and so privileged to be here, man. So thank you.”MORE NEWS: ‘This Loss Is Ours As A City’ Baltimore Hockey Team Mourns Two Young Members, Murdered In East Baltimore Shooting
As part of the reward, Mr. Doggett will receive $15,000. Half of the money will go toward Hallie Wells Middle School.