Becker scores for his work in athletics

Newton High School ninth-grade science teacher Fred Becker, left, shares a laugh with students Nino Valle, center, and Selvin Abrego on Friday at the school. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now He’s always there, working. If you’ve ever gone to a Newton High School athletic contest, Fred Becker’s there, behind the scenes. You’ve probably seen him with walkie-talkie in hand or walking around near a home game basketball court. He’s also at football games, and he’s always moving. It’s hard to catch him sitting still. Becker teaches ninth-grade science by day


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