Noyce Scholar Profile
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: Applied Physics
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: Science, grades 6-12
Category of scholarship/fellowship:
Fifth year or post-baccalaureate Noyce scholar
Name of Noyce institution:
Current academic or teaching status:
Pre-service Teacher in Master of Arts Program
School and school district:
Greenville County School District
I have a Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics from Georgia Tech with ten years working experience in experimental physics and twenty years of technology-related business experience.
Why do you want to teach:
I have benefited from an education in science and technology and have always been eager to help others along this path. In every phase of my life, I have found an outlet as a trainer, mentor, or guide. Now I aspire to teach full-time.
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
My desire to teach is rekindled every time I see the expression on someone’s face at the precise moment they understand something I’m teaching.
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
The Noyce Scholarship means that I will be able to more fully participate in immersion activities, my family will not struggle to put me through school, and I will be able focus on my training to become the best science teacher that I can be.