Nurse Susan Gates is the Biomedical and Health Sciences teacher at Central Magnet School in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County.
Students love her hands on approach, which gives them a taste of real life professtions like this class on forensic science.
Parents say her dedication helps students better prepare for their future.
So we salute Susan Gates as our News 2 Educator of the Week.
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