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Subjects Taught


Graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana with a degree in English Education and an English as a New Language (ENL) license addition.


Employed as a teacher at Wheeler High School since 2013. Also worked for the Upward Bound program of Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) as an English teacher during the summer.



Mr. Ben Boruff – English teacher, Spell Bowl coach, and English Academic Team coach

Some favorite fictional characters: Horatio (Hamlet), Mr. M (My Children! My Africa!), Batman (Batman: Dark Victory), Hester Prynne (The Scarlet Letter), Dr. Henry Jekyll (Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde), Hermione Granger (Harry Potter), Jay Gatsby (The Great Gatsby), Sanka Coffie (Cool Runnings), Mercutio (Romeo and Juliet), Harrison Bergeron (“Harrison Bergeron”), and Ender Wiggin (Ender’s Game).