Thank You Teachers!
It's Teacher Appreciation Week! As a thank you to some of the wonderful teachers that HBA employees have had, we're sharing testimonials of our favorite memories with teachers to "Thank a Teacher". "My high school French teacher, Larissa Arist at North Harford High School, encouraged me and my friends to explore French beyond just learning the language. We held events for French holidays and learned about their culture. She took us to events like the French Film Festival in Richmond every year. Learning a subject outside of the classroom made it exciting and kept me interested in the language and the country long after graduation." - Mandy LeBeau "Calculus has always been described as one of those “scary” subjects. But my high school Calculus teacher at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, Brenda Kincaid, made it fun and anything but scary. She helped us visualize differential equations using physical models and explained the “why” behind each section. Mrs. Kincaid helped us find an exciting way to visualize and solve a difficult problem, rather than making it a foreign language." - Lauren Perry "My most influential teacher growing up was Mrs. Monks. She was my second gradeRead More →