March Renaissance Teacher of the Month: Holly Sechler

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Rachel Stricek

Eagle Eye: Why did you decide to become a teacher?

Holly Sechler: “I love the Spanish language and I wanted to share and impart that love to others. And I’m not going to lie, I enjoy my summers off.”

EE: where did you attend high school? and college?

HS: “I went to Boulder High School in Boulder Colorado. Then I went to Penn State for my bachelor degree. 

EE: How long have you been teaching?

HS: “I started teaching in 1995 but I took off from 2000-2006 to raise my 2 children.”

EE: Have you taught anywhere else other than Tyrone?

HS: “I taught at Boonsboro High School in Boonsboro MD for 2 and a half years.”

EE: What is your favorite teaching memory?

HS: “I don’t have one specific favorite teaching memory. What I most enjoy is when I see my students excel and be able to communicate in Spanish.

EE: If you had chosen not to teach, where would you be now?

HS: “That is a great question. I honestly don’t know because teaching is the only job I see myself in.”

EE: what are some of your favorite hobbies?

HS: “I really enjoy being outside when the weather is nice. I like to hike and take my 3 dogs on walks. I also love to travel with my family in the summers.”