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Faculty Friday feat. Mrs. Meade

October 19, 2018
By CKS Advancement

The week’s Faculty Friday features an avid hiker and outdoors-woman, so it makes sense that she is so good at bringing science and math to life for her students. Mrs. Suzanne Meade shares her joy of learning with her 6th grade students daily, inspiring their curiosity and nurturing their talents with such enthusiasm that it makes us want to be in 6th grade again! Find out more about Mrs. Meade, her favorite superhero and why she loves CKS!

Name

Suzanne Meade

Education

BSBA from University of Florida, Certificate in Environmental Science from UC Davis, Certificate in Elementary Education (K-6), Certificate in General Sciences (Grades 5-9)

What is your favorite food?

Coffee and dark chocolate, all veggies (except mushrooms!) and anything spicy!

What is one interesting fact about you?

I’ve taken flying lessons and have several hours as a student pilot.

What is your dream vacation?

Rock climbing in the New River Gorge or hiking in the Grand Tetons all day, then returning to a comfy room and a gourmet meal!

What do you consider your greatest accomplishment? 

With God’s grace, raising our daughter, Darby.

When you were in Kindergarten, what did you want to be when you grew up?

An astronaut

Who is your favorite superhero?

I’ve always loved Wonder Woman, because she always helped without ever needing recognition or accolades. She simply used her gifts and talents for the greater good.

What adjective best describes you?

Loyal

What is your favorite classroom activity/project? Why?

Seriously? How can I pick ONE? I love when students are working and I float checking for understanding and help the ones who have a misunderstanding or need help. I think my favorite activity so far this year in my classroom was the Escape Room.

What is one thing you want your students to take away from this school year?

I want my students to know they are perfectly made for God’s purpose.

Why do you teach?

I teach because I love to see people discover they can do things they never knew they could do.

Why do you love CKS?

I love CKS because the students, parents, faculty and staff have a joyful love of our Catholic faith; my faith is fueled daily.

Want to learn more about our 6th grade program? Click here to find out.

Marta Withers says:
October 19, 2018 01:14 PM CST
Thanks for sharing! Coffee and dark chocolate are the best!