Bartlett High School

Interview with 2017-2018 9-12 Teacher of the Year

What do you teach?

AP Literature and Composition
Creative Writing
Advanced Creative Writing
English 12-British Literature, Honors

How long have you been teaching?

This year marks 10 years.

What’s the most rewarding part of teaching?

Seeing a student more confident about life, his/her answers to English and Real-World scenario inspired questions, and his/her self image make me internally smile. Smiling is rewarding.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Funny! Chase a set of rambunctious twins, run or run road race 5Ks and up, Laugh out loud with my husband

What is one piece of advice you would give to students as they move on from high school?

I am not a fan of giving advice, but what I will say is always have a personal mission. In that mission have standards. In those standards have beliefs. In those beliefs be true to who you are, no matter how much you are changing.