By CBS3 Staff

BRIGANTINE, N.J. (CBS) — A Brigantine physical education teacher got the surprise of her life Thursday morning. The community and the Phillies honored her as an All-Star teacher.

Mindy Pomatto was greeted by hundreds of her students, first responders and the Phillie Phanatic.

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Mrs. P, as the students call her, was chosen as one of nine Phillies All-Star teachers.

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They will be honored at Citizens Bank Park on Monday, before the Phils’ game against the Milwaukee Brewers.