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Best Dressed Teacher: Dequincey Matthews

Dequincey Matthews | Copper Mill Elementary School

Classes

6th grade Math

Number of years in the profession

6 years

Where did you grow up?

Clinton, LA

What’s a quote or motto you live by?

Grow through what you go through. Be the reason someone smiles.

What’s your go-to fashion piece?

A Blazer

Why do you love being a teacher?

I love building relationships with my students. Each student is unique, and I love to learn all about them. 

When students see that you are relatable, they perform better.

What’s your style?

The Well Suited, Preppy Teacher!

Give us a style tip!

Don’t overdo it. Sometimes simple is perfect!

Favorite places to shop?

Express, JCPenney, J. Crew, Aldo

Who do you want to shoutout?

First and foremost, I would like to thank God because without Him I would not be where I am at this very moment in life. Big shout out to my family, friends, colleagues, students and everyone that played a part in me being named one of the top four best dressed teachers. You guys are really appreciated. And the biggest shoutout goes to my school Copper Mill Elementary, you guys rock.

Nominations

Nominations below are some of the many received. 

“He is always stylin’ and profilin’ and has the positive attitude to match.”

– Julie P. 

“Mr. Matthews is always dressed to impressed. His color coordination is impeccable. He is a role model to our students.”

-Kathryn O.

“Mr. Matthews is just as knowledgeable about fashion as he is intelligent.”

– Megan M. 

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