A teachers photo with President Trump and the first lady has gone viral due to his bold displays of support for the LGBTQ community. President Donald Trump and the first lady recognized the 2017 National Teacher of the Year, Boston's Sydney Chaffee, at the Oval Office on Wednesday. When Rhode Islands teacher of the year took his turn in front of the camera with President Trump, he struck a pose some took as an act of defiance: If 2017 National Teacher of the Year winner Sydney Chaffee gets the opportunity to speak with President Donald Trump, she will Read the full transcript of Donald Trumps unorthodox National Teacher of the Year speech "But I have seen people cry that youd never believe." Oval Office. 4:40 P.M. EDT . THE PRESIDENT: Busy day, hasnt it been? Busy, busy day. These are great people. Were with great people right now. United States Special education teacher of the year upstages US President Trump. Nikos Giannopoulos' memorable photo with President Trump ... LGBT teacher uses hand fan in photo with ... 2017 Rhode Island Teacher of the Year. President Trump invited 55 State Teachers of the Year to the White House to join him in congratulating the National Teacher of the Year. A teacher of the year chose to honor the LGBTQ community in a viral White House photo with President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania. "I have been visibly gay my entire life," Nikos Giannopoulos told NPR. Alabama Teacher of the Year for 2016-17 got a shout out from President Donald Trump during a ceremony at the White House on Tuesday. President Trump honored the 2017 National Teacher of the Year, Syndey Chaffee of Dorchester, Massachusetts, at an event in the Oval Office of the White Rhode Islands Teacher of the Year is drawing attention for his display of LGBT pride in a photo-op with President Donald Trump. Remarks: Donald Trump With the 2017 National Teacher of the Year - April 26, 2017 Caddo Parish's Teachers of the Year were honored at an annual banquet hosted October 6, 2016 at East Ridge Country Club. Teacher of the Years photo with Trump goes viral for all the right reasons. Rhode Island's Teacher of the Year is drawing attention for his display of LGBT pride in a photo-op with President Donald Trump. Visibly queer teacher of the year Oval Office photo with Trumps becomes instant viral hit ... teacher of the year 2017. Monday, June 19, 2017 LGBT advocates are celebrating a gay teachers meeting with President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump in the Oval Office in April. Visibly queer teacher of the year Oval Office photo with Trumps becomes instant viral hit ... was named Rhode Island's teacher of the year 2017. Are Trump and DeVos Waging a War on Teachers? The 2017 National Teacher of the Year N.J. teacher suspended over Trump yearbook censorship. ... she collected an $87,950 salary last year. Special-education teacher named 2017 R.I. Teacher of the Year WOONSOCKET - In a surprise ceremony today (June 9), Nikos Giannopoulos, a special-education teacher Sydney Chaffee was named the National Teacher of the Year ... National Teacher Of The Year From Boston Honored By President Trump. ... 2017 Caddo Parish's Teachers of the Year were honored at an annual banquet hosted October 6, 2016 at East Ridge Country Club.