Local teacher who appeared on Ellen will talk at luncheon

Michael Bonner and Ellen DeGeneneres ( photo)

GREENVILLE, Pitt County - South Greenville Elementary School teacher Michael Bonner will speak at a March Power Luncheon in Greenville on Tuesday. Bonner and his students were featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this year after a video they made went viral.

The lunch is being hosted by the Greenville-Pitt Chamber. The topic will be "Innovation and Spirit." According to the event post the chamber wrote,

"Through unique lesson plans and activities (rapping and dancing), Michael Bonner has found a way to effectively educate his students and his story has garnered national attention."

The lunch will be held at Hilton Greenville at 207 SW Greenville Boulevard and will start at noon. Tickets are $20 for members and $30 for non-members.

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