March Renaissance Staff Member of the Month: Mr. Ronald Fedore

Every month the Renaissance Club selects one teacher or staff member to be the Teacher/Staff of the month

Eagle Eye: What inspired you to become a teacher?

Ronald Fedore: I was always a little anxious when I was in school. I wanted to make my a class a place where students could feel less stress so that they could be comfortable to learn.

EE: How long have you been teaching?

RF: This is my 23rd year teaching at Tyrone.

EE: Have you always taught at Tyrone? If not, where else?

RF: I taught in Cambridge, Maryland for 5 years.

EE: What is your favorite memory as a teacher? 

RF: My favorite memories involve students who were initially not very good in school turning things around and discovering that they could be successful.

EE: If you weren’t teaching right now, what do you think you would have done with your life? 

RF: Something outdoors, like being the head groundskeeper at PNC Park.

EE: Where did you attend high school? 

RF: Forest Hills.

EE: Where did you attend college?

RF: IUP, UPJ, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

EE: What’s your favorite book?

RF: Pistol – The Life of Pete Maravich.

EE: What is your favorite sport and sports team? 

RF: Pittsburgh Pirates.

EE: What are some of your favorite hobbies?

RF: Biking, walking, cooking.