Tampa Bay Lightning December 2021 Teacher of the Month
Michael L. Cummings
Lakeland Highlands Middle School; Polk County
Tell us about yourself!
I wanted to become an educator to make an impressionable difference within the lives of young people in my community. I love imparting information and cultivating skills that the ICT students can add to their resume and benefit them for the foreseeable future.
Who is your favorite NHL® player and why?
Gemel Smith, because he was the only Tampa Bay Player of color during the 2020 season.
What is your favorite part of the Future Goals™program? How do you see STEM in the game of hockey?
The interactive lessons and the presentations consistent with engineering and mathematical principles.
If you played hockey, what position would you play and why?
Right Wing, because it seems to be more of an offensive position.