Richmond’s Lovonya DeJean Middle School Teacher Honored


We could tell you that Richmond’s Lovonya DeJean Middle School is lucky to have Adam Quintero as a teacher, but we’re betting you’d rather hear it from his students.

Last month, Quintero, who teaches eighth grade science and seventh grade leadership at DeJean, was honored with a Teaching Excellence Award at the Ed Fund’s 26th Annual Celebration at Craneway Pavilion May 16.

On Wednesday, the Ed Fund released a video featuring students who shared their opinions about the young teacher.

The last student to comment in the video perhaps summarized Quintero best, describing the teacher as “fun, educated, smart, strict, and a loving, kind person.”


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