By Matthew Swafford, EKU Manchester

Jim Taylor is a math teacher at Clay County High School. He teaches Algebra 2, a required course, and Calculus 1 and 2 for students who are looking to further their math skills. Taylor goes out of his way to make sure his students understand the subject. He even provides free tutoring. In addition, he is the coach for the academic and track team.

Taylor is motivated by the community. He said if anyone came back to Clay County to help the community, that he’d like to be a part of it.