Denise Tucker, who teaches at Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas, Texas, is the 2015 InVEST® Teacher of the Year.
The Independent Insurance Agents of Dallas nominated Tucker, a popular teacher and community leader who has taught high school for nine years, including four on the Woodrow Wilson High School faculty. A popular teacher and community leader.
“Great teachers like Denise Tucker are imperative to the InVEST program, which provides much-needed financial literacy education and is critical for the success of the industry,” says Cindy Hower, InVEST board chair and president of Kellerman Insurance, an independent agency in Holton, Kansas. “Tucker’s dedication to her students and InVEST has resulted in a wonderfully successful program at Woodrow Wilson High School. We are honored to present her with this year’s InVEST Program Teacher of the Year award.”
Tucker is credited with bringing the InVEST program to Woodrow Wilson High School and successfully managing an exciting curriculum that includes internships, job shadowing days and launching an Academy of Finance Advisory Board operated by students. Tucker earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing at St. John’s University in Queens, New York.