Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison—B.A.; University of Virginia—M.A.
Current Position: Upper School and Middle School Spanish, Assistant Coach Swimming
Year Appointed: 2013
What’s one thing your students might not know about you?
I write short fiction and critical essays.
What’s your teaching passion? What motivates you?
I have enjoyed explaining things to people since I was a child.
What was your favorite book you read in school?
Either The Sound and the Fury or The Great Gatsby.
Fernandinho do Alaminho
When you're listening to music, who's playing?
Someone with an unusual command of rhythm and emotion.
Do you have a particular North Cross memory that stands out?
The swim team’s performance at the Conference meet this past year was tremendous.
When your students move to the next grade, what is the most important lesson you want them to have learned?
They will have learned that Spanish can be engaging, funny, and educational all at once.