No matter what field you are in, if you are successful at what you do, you more than likely have a teacher to thank for it.

JiM gearhart Celebrates National Teacher Appreciation Day
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Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day. National Teacher Appreciation day started back in 1985 and although it's hard to just take one day to thank all the amazing teachers in NJ and across the country, we did our best to show as much appreciation as we could in a 4-hour program.

It started out with traffic reporter Jill Myra mentioning her son's teacher, Mrs. Bruno and how appreciative she is for Mrs. Bruno teaching her son. Then Jim decided to open it up to the callers and let listeners call in and show their appreciation for their favorite teachers.

Here's a list of some of the amazing teachers that were mentioned on air below:

Nicole in Union - Mrs. Greener from Washington Elementary School

Frank in Edison - Mrs. Schoenberg at Colonia High School

Judith in Edison nominated - Mr Andrette from Elizabeth High School

Kerry in Hazlet - Mr. L from Raritan High School

Jerry in Seaside Pk - Mrs. Demarco from the Washington St School

Andy in Kenilworth - Mr. Bates in Colonia High School

Bonnie in Pittstown - Miss Dawn from Montessori School in Annandale

Diana in East Brunswick - Mrs. Frey and Mrs. HIllman

Mike in Pemberton - Renee Collins at the Pennsauken Intermediate School

Bill in Lacey - Mrs. Jennings, Earth Science teacher from Bayshore JR High School

Christina in Warren - Mrs Lancone and all the special ed teachers in Warren

Nellie in Hamilton - Mrs. S at the GE Wilson School

Howie in Staten Island - Mr. Russo, Howie's former Shop teacher

John from Wall - K-5 Health & Phys Ed Teacher at the Allenwood School

Lee in Lumberton - Burlington County Special Services

Bob in Trenton - Catholic school teachers in Trenton

Joseph in Lebanon Twp - Wanted to thank his mom for home schooling him

Jackie in Howell - Aldrich School in Howell

Mrs. Sanders in Willingboro - Brother Newman at Life Center Academy

Ann in Princeton - The teachers at Little Brook School in Princeton

Paula in Barnegat - Peggy Gray in Barnegat and Mrs. K in the Perth Amboy School District

Miss McKeon at the John Brainard School in Mt. Holly

Mary Rose Albenese - Bethlehem Township District

The entire teaching staff at Greenville Middle School in Howell

Do you have a special teacher you want to acknowledge? Keep the list going by commenting below.

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