Lakevia Mills, science teacher at St. John's High School, has been chosen as the St. John's High School Teacher of the Year. Lakevia Mills has been teaching at St. John's for three years in the science department where she teaches Biology 1, Principles of Biomedical Science, and Human Body Systems. Her students say that she has a wonderful sense of humor and makes science fun and meaningful. They love doing projects in her class. Ms. Mills graduated from Virginia State University with both a BS and MS in Biology. She says, "I care about the future of my students. I teach because I want to challenge students to push themselves to a higher level. I want to create the best opportunities for each student to be successful, whether it is college or career readiness. I want to give students something that I never had, which is the discovery that they can do anything and they can grow from any challenges they face. I want to challenge them to turn their dreams into a reality."