March 2014 Renaissance Teacher of the Month: Mr. Chris Shedd

Each month the Renaissance Club nominates a teacher or staff member as Teacher or Staff of the Month.


Conner Stroud

Mr. Chris Shedd

Mr. Christopher Shedd, math teacher and track coach extraordinaire has been named Teacher of the Month for March.

Eagle Eye: What inspired you to become a teacher?

Chris Shedd: “A former math teacher of mine from Juniata Valley. I used to correct him when he would make mistakes in Trig class.”

E.E: How long have you been teaching?

C.S:  “Seven years, six at Tyrone.”

E.E: Have you always taught/been working at Tyrone? If not, where else have you taught?

C.S: “Two and a half years at Juniata Valley.”

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

C.S: “Well, Mrs. Martins’ assemblies when I got a pie on the face, of course!”

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

C.S: “Managing a group of restaurants.”

E.E.: Where did you attend high school?

C.S: “Juniata Valley, Class of 1932”

E.E.: Where did you attend college?

C.S: Penn State, three times, twice successfully!

E.E.: What is your favorite movie?

C.S: “Outlaw Josie Wales”

E.E.: What is your favorite book?

C.S: “Unbroken by Lauren Hillenbran”

E.E.: What is your favorite sport and sports team?

C.S: “The Tyrone Area High School boys and girls Varsity Track and Field, of course!”