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Forbes named Gainesvilles 2014-15 system teacher of the year
Gainesville Middle School band instructor Joey Forbes raises his arms in celebration Wednesday after being told by Superintendent Merrianne Dyer, right, during class he was named the Gainesville City School System Teacher of the Year.
As a band instructor at Gainesville Middle School, Joey Forbes isn’t too keen on surprise notes coming from his students’ instruments. On Wednesday, however, there was one surprise he greatly enjoyed hearing. “I’m speechless,” Forbes said.