NM teacher receives national award

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) – The VFW is recognizing a New Mexico teacher with a national award for his efforts to teach patriotism to his students.

Jeff Gephart, who teaches 7th and 8th grade history at Holloman Middle School in Alamogordo, was named the winner at the middle school level.

Gephart will receive $1,000 for himself and another $1,000 for the school and will also get to go to St. Louis to receive the award this summer.

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