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Teacher Feature December 2017

What is your educational background?
White Plains (K-5)
Gentry (6-8)
North Surry (9-12)
Surry Community - Associate of Arts Degree - Honors Graduate
Appalachian State - Bachelor of Science - Secondary Mathematics - Honor Graduate

Where do you teach? What grade level(s) and subject area(s)? Mount Airy High School/9-12/Mathematics

How many years have you been in education? I have been teaching for five years.

Tell us about your family. I have been married to my high school sweetheart, Garrett, for a little over 7 years. We have a beautiful little (almost) 2-year-old, Carlee. I have the most amazing parents and an older brother who is married with a son. I am truly blessed to have the love and support of my family.

What is your favorite part of the year and why? I love the winter time. I love everything about it! It truly is the most wonderful time of the year. I love Christmas time, the Christmas movies on Hallmark Channel, snow, and basketball (Go, Duke!). Oh, my birthday is in the winter too! Haha!

Finish this statement: I teach because...I want kids to love math as much as I do. I feel if I can get them to enjoy me as a person, then they might in return begin to like math. I truly care for these kids and want them to be successful.

Ask your class or group of students to describe you using 3 adjectives. Outgoing, Approachable, Intelligent