Teacher welcomed home after national award

GREENWICH - ? A Greenwich teacher received a warm welcome after receiving the 2009 National Teacher of the Year Award from President Barack Obama.

Mullen received high praise from students upon his return. They say the former NYPD officer understands what they?re going through and connects with them.

The science teacher, who works at Arch School in Greenwich, will now embark on a 12-month nationwide tour to share his enthusiasm for teaching.

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