January 2014 Renaissance Teacher of the Month: Mr. Marcus Owens

Each month of the school year, the Renniassance Club chooses a teacher to honor as “teacher of the month”


Alyssa Benton

Mr. Marcus Owens

The Tyrone School community voted Mr. Owens as teacher of the month for January.  Some of the reasons given by students for this award are as follows:

  • Sportin’ for the school
  • Swag
  • Athleteticism
  • Great teaching ability
  • Your pal Mr. Coleman
  • Good looks!
  • Sarcastic behavior
  • Smilin’ self
  • Your skittle buying
  • Helpfulness

Eagle Eye: What inspired you to become a teacher?

Owens: I enjoyed working with students and also sports. Teaching Physical Education was a no-brainer for me. I couldn’t ask for a better career!

EE: How long have you been teacher?

Owens: 4 years

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

Owens: I did a long term sub position at Jersey Shore. Tyrone has always been my permament job.

EE: What is your favorite memeber as a teacher?

Owens: Recieving the phone call from Dr. Miller informing me that I was hired…it was such a relief!

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

Owens: I have always wanted to be a pilot. If I wasn’t teaching, I would love to be a pilot.

EE: Where did you attend high school?

Owens: Tyrone

EE: Where did you go to college?

Owens: Penn State University and Lock Haven University

EE: What is your favorite movie?

Owens: Braveheart

EE: What is your favorite book?

Owens: ” The Last Lecture”

EE: What is your favorite sport and sports team?

Owens: I love football. OAKLAND RAIDERS!