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As of now, BCHS has 216 total students that qualify for MOWR for the 2017-2018 School Year.  This will be an increase of 168 students from this year.
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I earned my Bachelor of Science degree from Delaware State University in 1990 with a specialization in Clothing and Textiles and Fashion Merchandising. I received my Masters in Education degree from Wilmington University specializing in Educational Leadership. I knew from the age of thirteen I wanted to become an educator.  I began my career working part-time evenings in the banking industry for ten years while attending school.  I was a substitute teacher at my Alma mater during the day.  I wanted to teach but could not decide if I wanted a middle school setting or high school setting.  My ultimate goal is to become an administrator.  The education field never left my mind.  I taught adult continuing education classes at my local high school for two years.  It brought me joy to assist adults with learning a new skill, applying that skill, and producing a finished product. 

One thing that has remained a constant is my passion for teaching.  It does not matter if it is showing my niece how to peel potatoes, hem a pair of slacks or explaining to a student how theorists play a part in teaching today.  Every student deserves a chance to express themselves in the classroom. I am happy to have the opportunity to teach in a school where students enjoy coming to my class and are active participants.  

As I go into my sixteenth year as an educator, one thing is constant, "I love what I do!"