Posts tagged: Teacher

Logan Wesseldyk: The Making of a Teacher

By Bailey Linton on March 1, 2019

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" is something we're asked almost as soon as we start school.

Logan Wesseldyk always knew that she wanted to be a teacher. She made the decision at the age of five, mostly because "teacher" was one of the only professions she knew at such a young age. However, that simple desire to teach turned into a burning passion as she matured.

Now, Logan is a senior…

Teaching Beyond the Classroom

By Mikayla Walker on November 25, 2019

At the age of 10 years old, Kevin Shuneson (B.A. ’83) had a general idea of what he wanted to do when he grew up–become an influential educator.

Shuneson recalls his teacher Mr. McClean, who made learning exciting. He was inspired by the way that Mr. McClean built strong relationships with students by getting to know them and even playing with them at recess.

After moving, Shuneson had more inspiration…