mark ackerman

Nominated by Kristin Keliher


Where was this person born?

Eastern North Carolina

Why is this person a hero to you?

Mark is a school counselor who implements racial equity curriculum,  works hard for his students. He also is a foster dad for kids in foster care and volunteers his time to advocate and work with LGBTQ youth. He is amazing! 

Is there anything else we should know about your nominee?

He has 2 masters degrees, one in social work and one in school counseling. And he teaches at Mars Hill University.