Teacher Spotlight – Mary Seals, math teacher, Red Canyon High School
What’s the best thing about teaching at Red Canyon?: “The small staff and class sizes.”
Family: Husband, Tyler.
Where are you originally from?: Kansas
Where do you live now?: Eagle
Where did you go to college?: Kansas State University
How long have you been teaching at Red Canyon? Three years, two full-time
What got you into teaching?: “Knowing that I could make a difference in children’s lives.”
Favorite book: “The Quality School”
Favorite movie: “Remember the Titans”
Favorite food: “Mexican, at Fiesta’s (in Edwards)”
Your hope for the school year: “That we can continue to make a positive impact with at-risk kids in the valley through our non-traditional approach.”
Among Vail’s volunteers, we tracked down Bob “Buckwheat” Buckley, Tony White and Brooke Franke Gagnon. They all said it was tough, that they loved it and suggested that if you try it you’ll love it too.