CFNN Reporter Kaydin Brown
Do you love all things history and need a fun way to learn? Our teacher of the week, Mr. Britt can help. Mr. Britt is a history teacher here at Cape Fear High and has been for many years. Mr. Britt is very loved at CF and truly has a passion for teaching.
Mr. Britt is known throughout Cape Fear High as a fun and positive teacher. He found his love for teaching at an early age. Mr. Britt explained how he was led towards this career path.
“I have wanted to be a teacher since I was ten years old, so I don’t know how I knew it was for me. I just know that I love coming to work everyday and I like helping students learn things,” Britt said.
After high school, Mr. Britt furthered his education at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke for his undergraduate degree in Social Study Education. Then, he went to the University of North Carolina at Wilmington for his masters degree in History with a concentration in Education.
Mr. Britt has been teaching for 14 years. He taught at Pine Forest High School for ten years and has taught at Cape Fear High for the past 4 years. Mr. Britt currently teaches Civic Literacy and AP Government. He has previously taught Civics, American History I, American History II, and AP United States History.
Mr. Britt’s favorite part of teaching is building relationships with his students.
“Watching them develop into well rounded students and watching them come in on the first day of the semester, then leaving on the last day having gained a lot of knowledge. It’s a lot of fun for me to watch them grow as students,” he said.
Mr. Britt has been married for 12 years. He has a 5 year old son, Cole. He likes going fishing, going to sporting events and concerts with his family. He shares a lot of the same interests with his wife and enjoys spending time with her.
Mr. Britt is the baseball coach here at Cape Fear High. It takes up a lot of his time, but he loves every second of it. He’s a great coach, who pushes his players to their fullest potential, therefore making the baseball team very successful.
Coach Britt is also a Tiktok star. He has made many videos on the social media platform, sharing advice, telling teacher stories, and talking about his baseball team. His videos have been well loved gaining a lot of views and likes, making Coach Britt the Tiktok star of Cape Fear High.
Mr. Britt loves so many things about Cape Fear High School.
“I enjoy the community feel at Cape Fear. It’s a big school, but it doesn’t feel like a big school. I went to a very small high school and it kind of feels like the high school I went to, everybody knows everybody,” he explained.
Mr. Britt is a great teacher who loves to see his students succeed and truly has their best interest at heart. He makes learning fun and easy so his students gain a lot of knowledge.
It’s easy to see why Mr. Britt is so loved and admired here at Cape Fear High. He has helped so many students become the best version of themselves.
Congratulations to this week’s teacher of the week, Mr. Britt, you deserve it!