Noyce Scholar Profile
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: Biochemistry and Moleculary Biology
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: Certification in Chemistry, currently teach Physical Science, Environmental Science and Oceanography
Category of scholarship/fellowship:
Noyce Teaching Fellow
Name of Noyce institution:
University of Georgia
Current academic or teaching status:
Within 3 courses of finishing Master's degree
School and school district:
Teacher at Cedar Shoals High School in Athens, GA in Clarke Cty School District
I worked for nine years in a research lab at the University of Georgia and was the lab coordinator for the immunology lab for eight years.
Why do you want to teach:
I wanted to share what I know with students and to show them that being poor should not stop them from reaching their goals in science.
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
They are all memorable at this time.
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
Without the Noyce program, I could not have gone back to school at all. It has enabled me to continue my education and to go on to teach many promising young men and women who may one day become the scientists of our future.