Attorney or teacher? That was the career decision for this week’s Golden Apple Award Winner. 19 years later, there are no regrets for this Corry educator.
Mrs. Shannon West is a 5th Grade English and Language Arts Teacher at Corry Intermediate School. She’s been teaching 19 years after facing a career choice. Would her high school experience teaching Spanish to youngsters lead to a lifetime of education?
There was no doubt she wanted to teach students this age.
Erica Fisher nominated Mrs. West for the Golden Apple Award. She tells us “we were her first class,” and that she “made everything fun”.
Mrs. West’s compassion for students is front and center. “That’s her strength… inside and outside of the classroom…”
Shannon West, this week’s JET 24 Edinboro University Golden Apple Award Winner. To nominate your favorite teacher, click here and fill out the nomination form on the page.