May 2014 Renaissance Teacher of the Month: Mrs. Kathy Beigle

Each month the TAHS Renaissance Club chooses a teacher or staff member as Teacher/Staff of the Month


Carly Crofcheck

Mrs. Kathy Beigle

Twelfth grade English teacher, Mrs. Kathy Beigle, has been nominated by the Renaissance Club for the month of May.

Eagle Eye: What inspired you to become a teacher?

Kathy Beigle: I had two teachers who had a huge impact on me – my ninth grade English teacher & my  senior business (DECA) teacher. Their influence and life lessons have stayed with me.

E.E: How long have you been teaching? Have you always taught at Tyrone? If not, where else have you taught?

K.B: 9 years. I taught at Hollidaysburg my first year as a long-term sub. The other eight have been at good ‘ole Tyrone!

E.E: What is your favorite memory as a teacher?

K.B: Graduation Day, every year. I love everything about it, and I love having all (most) of the seniors!

E.E: If you weren’t teaching right now, what would you be doing?

K.B: I am a certified fitness & spinning instructor, and I teach a few classes a week. I would probably do this full time & become a certified personal trainer.

E.E: Where did you attend high school?

K.B: Cleveland Heights / University Heights High School

E.E: Where did you attend college?

K.B: St. Francis in Loretto

E.E: What is your favorite movie?

K.B: It’s a Wonderful Life

E.E: What is your favorite book?

K.B: East of Eden

E.E: What is your favorite sports team?

K.B: Baseball & the Pittsburgh Pirates!