WAVERLY, MI (WILX) - Tuesday is Teacher Appreciation Day.
It is not only part of Teacher Appreciation Week, which runs through May 12, but May is Teacher Appreciation Month.
To mark the events, State Representative Angela Witwer spent Tuesday afternoon at Waverly High School.
She was there to honor Waverly teacher Jody Bulki.
Bulki was named Teacher of the Month, an award Witwer sponsors.
The honor is given to educators who have positively impacted students lives.
In presenting the award, Witwer, "So this week not only are we recognizing teachers, but were also recognizing nurses. And often during the campaign trail and to this day I talk about how important those two careers are to people. They're with us during the most trying of times of our lives and they mold our future."
Rep. Witwer graduated from Waverly High School.
She also served on the Waverly School Board.
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