Rhode Island’s best teacher didn’t turn down his opportunity to meet the president of the United States — but he did make a statement about his values.
Nikos Giannopoulos, voted teacher of the year for 2017 in Rhode Island, visited the White House back in April. When the official White House photo of Giannopoulos, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump came out this week, it quickly went viral and resonated with the LGBTQ community during Pride Month.
Gianoppoulos wore a rainbow flag pin and held a black lace fan. With the photo he wrote, “Rhode Island Teacher of the Year 2017 meets the 45th President of the United States. That’s all. ???” Read more…
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