Meet Mrs. George

Apex High has gotten multiple new teachers this years.One of those is Mrs. George, a new science teacher and I had a great opportunity to get to interview her!

Q:What’s your name?

A:”Rebecca George”

Q:Where are you from? 

A:“I’m from Richmond.” 

Q:Where did you go to college?

A:“I went to Virginia Tech.”

Q:Are you married and do you have any kids?

A:“I am married, and I have two kids, a ten-year-old and a thirteen-year-old.”

Q:What other jobs did you have before teaching? 

A:“When I was in college, I worked at a Boy Scout camp and did white water rafting and stuff like that, but I’ve pretty much only been a teacher.”

Q:Did you work at any other school before Apex and where?

A:“So I worked at a couple high schools in Richmond before we moved down here, and then I worked at Salem Middle for a while.”

Q:What made you want to be a teacher/who inspired you?

A:“My mom was a teacher, so that helped, and my third grade teacher helped me a lot.”

Q:What made you choose your science in particular?

A:“I have always been a science dork and was always drawn to it.”

Q:If you could have any other career, what would it be and why?

A:“I’ve always wanted to be a marine biologist. I always thought it would be fun to study.”

Q:What are some of your pet peeves in the classroom?

A:“I hate it when students line up at the  door.”

Q:What do you enjoy doing when you’re not working?:

A:“I like to read, and I like to bake, but I don’t get to do either one very often.”

I would like to thank Mrs. George for taking the time to do this interview with me. I wish her the best as she continues her teaching career at Apex.

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