Teachers

Isaac Nkrumah (4th Quarter, 2009)

September 8, 2010

4th Quarter, 2009 Teacher Scholarship Winner Isaac Nyrumah My name is Isaac Nkrumah. I come from Agona Nyakrom in the central region, Ghana West African. I am 32 years old. Having the passion to teach, I enrolled in the Komenda Teacher Training College, currently College of Education and was awarded Teachers Certificate “A” after I […]

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Jeremy McGraw (2nd Quarter, 2008)

August 20, 2010

2nd Quarter, 2008 Teacher Scholarship Winner Jeremy McGraw “My name is Jeremy Sean McGraw, and I am a 20 year old Music Education Major at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. I have the privilege of being a member of the IUP Marching Band, “The Legend,” the IUP Tubaphonium Studio, and I am a brother in […]

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Jaclyn Kopel (1st Quarter, 2008)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2008 Teacher Scholarship Winner Jaclyn Kopel “I’m a junior at Pace University in New York City. My major is Adolescent Education and History. I student teach at a local high school. I also work for the University as an Orientation Test Proctor and a Teaching Assistant. In addition, I teach for the University’s […]

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Sierra Holmes (3rd Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2007 Teacher Scholarship Winner Sierra Holmes I am currently a student at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, where I am studying secondary education. I plan to graduate in December of 2009 with teaching certification in English and Spanish. I’m a member of my university’s Honors College, the Honor Society of Phi […]

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Carmen Marble (4th Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2007 Teacher Scholarship Winner Carmen Marble When I was growing up in Ontario I spent my summers at a camp where I learned to windsurf. Camp also offered me my first exposure to teaching. I spent a week teaching a young girl how to windsurf. She struggled over and over again to pull […]

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Danielle Bullara (4th Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2006 Teacher Scholarship Winner Danielle Bullara “Hello, I am Danielle. I am currently an Elementary Education Major at the University of South Florida, planning on graduating in Spring 2008. Ever since I was a little girl I have always wanted to be a teacher. I can remember playing teacher in my room with […]

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Heidi Beauregard (2nd Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

2nd Quarter, 2007 Teacher Scholarship Winner Heidi Beauregard Heidi Beauregard, a native a western Massachusetts, received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Brown University in 2003. Since then, she has served a year in a literacy-based AmeriCorps program in Commerce City, CO and spent several years instructing Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) classes […]

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Aaron Bregman (1st Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2007 Teacher Scholarship Winner Aaron Bregman “Hi, my name is Aaron Bregman, and I am a 22 year old born and raised in Danvers, Massachusetts. I attended college at American University in Washington D.C. where I majored in History and minored in American Foreign Policy and Jewish Studies. I will be attending American […]

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James Greenwood (2nd Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

2nd Quarter, 2006 Teacher Scholarship Winner James Greenwood “When I first started teaching, I always got a little nervous before each class. Okay, who am I kidding; I got extremely nervous before each class! Even though I was confident in my knowledge of the material, I would dutifully spend hours each night preparing for class […]

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Craig Bevan (4th Quarter 2008)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2008 Teacher Scholarship Winner Craig Bevan “I am a graduate student University of AZ studying public health. It is my intent to utilize video to promote health among Native Americans.” A Portion of Craig’s Winning Essay: A philosophy is made up of both a viewpoint and a system of values. A viewpoint is […]

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Rebecca McKenney (1st Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2006 Teacher Scholarship Winner Rebecca McKenney “During my high school years, I began to notice that I had a sincere interest in young children. I loved to spend time playing with my young siblings and the toddlers at my church. When a parenting magazine came in the mail, I would intently read it […]

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Aubree Cantrall (4th Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2005 Teacher Scholarship Winner Aubree Cantrall “A teacher affects eternity: he can never tell where his influence stops.”; “These wise words, spoken by Henry Adams, embody my view of teaching. To me, teaching is about affecting change. It’s about inspiring others to want to learn for themselves and awakening in them the desire […]

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Kenneth Kulk (3rd Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2005 Teacher Scholarship Winner Kenneth Kulk He is a graduate of SUNY Binghamton with a degree in Political Science and an Honor’s in History and has also completed a Liberal Arts Associates degree at Dutchess Community College. As of last March, he is a certified TEFL English Teacher through TEFL Worldwide Prague. A […]

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Amy Tussing (2nd Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

2nd Quarter, 2005 Teacher Scholarship Winner Amy Tussing “When someone asks me who I am, I tell them I’m simply me. I’m Amy Tussing. I am from Richmond, Virginia and attend Gallaudet University in Washington DC. I am deaf with deaf parents and I have Treacher Collins Syndrome. I am also the former Miss Deaf […]

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Katherine Chou (3rd Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2006 Teacher Scholarship Winner Katherine Chou “I was born in a small town in Iowa to two strict but loving parents. Starting from when I was very young, they instilled in me a sense of discipline, education and love. As I grew older, the discipline became time-management, the education a passion for learning […]

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Tori Yates (1st Quarter, 2009)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2009 Teacher Scholarship Winner Tori Yates A Portion of Tori’s Winning Essay: Teaching, to me, has nothing to do with money. It has everything to do with succeeding and perseverance. I want to be the type of teacher that relates to kids. I want to motivate them and make them realize their potential. […]

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