(WLTX) -A Richland One fourth grade teacher is being recognized by President Obama for excellence in mathematics.

Don Sarazen is a 1992 graduate of Columbia International University.

He is a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching.He has a great approach to teaching: if no learning has occurred, then no teaching has taken place.

Sarazen has been a teacher for 20 years, and currently teaches fourth grade atH.B. Rhame Elementary school in Richland One.