Great Neck South High School teacher John Motchkavitz finalist in Live with Kelly and Michael contest

Students at one Long Island high school got to see their teacher in the national spotlight today. John Motchkavitz, of Great Neck South High School,

"Motch" is the department head for Business/Tech at Great Neck South High School and appeared on the national show Tuesday morning. (Credit: News 12)

GREAT NECK - Students at one Long Island high school got to see their teacher in the national spotlight today.

John Motchkavitz, of Great Neck South High School, is a finalist in the top teacher search on Live with Kelly and Michael.

"Motch" is the department head for Business/Tech at Great Neck South High School and appeared on the national show Tuesday morning.

He is the only teacher from New York in the top five.

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