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Teacher honored with Excellence in Education award

Teacher honored with Excellence in Education award

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(KSL News) A Clearfield High School teacher got quite a surprise at the office today.

Welding instructor Bruce Decker was honored with the Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education.

Colleagues say Decker is a gentle giant who sparks a love of welding in his students.

The teacher is known for serving pancakes and eggs direct from a grill in the welding shop.

Teacher honored with Excellence in Education award

Many of his students help communities by building rails for handicap access or creating signs.

Decker is among 10 other educators who will receive a $10,000 award in May.

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