Noyce Scholar Profile
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: Chemistry/ Biology
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: Chemistry, grades 9-12
Category of scholarship/fellowship:
Name of Noyce institution:
Florida State University FSU-Teach
Current academic or teaching status:
School and school district:
Leon County Schools
I’m originally from Kissimmee, FL. I enjoy volunteering at wildlife refuges in my spare time.
Why do you want to teach:
I want to have an influence on the next generation, and education where it all begins.
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
I remembering teaching a middle school class on acids and bases and was using higher level terminology. A student finally interrupted me explaining that nobody understood. It was memorable enough that I am now careful about language and terminology when I teach.
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
The Noyce Program has definitely helped me to concentrate on finishing my education so I can get into the classroom and pass on my excitement about inquiry and science.