Olivia Benson – Mustangs Ahead
(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- As the semester comes to an end, a new teacher has come to LRHS. Mark Hill is a new science teacher and is excited for what’s to come.
Mustangs Ahead (MA): How many years have you been teaching?
Mark Hill (MH): None, this is my first year.
MA: What made you decide to become a teacher?
MH: I wanted a career change.
MA: What are you excited about this year?
MH: I’m excited to help my students learn about science.
MA: What made you choose LRHS?
MH: Florida needs Biology and science teachers, and LRHS had an immediate opening.
MA: What do you teach?
MH: Science, more specifically biology.
MA: Why did you choose the subject you teach?
MH: It was what I studied in college.
MA: What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given about teaching?
MH: Work hard every day.
MA: How was your first day at LRHS?
MH: Very helpful and friendly.
MA: What are the pros and cons of your job?
MH: Pro: I love to help others learn.
Con: There’s a lot of names and new faces to remember.
MA: What college did you go to?
MH: Samford, which is located in Birmingham, Alabama.
MA: Are you married? If so, how long?
MH: Yes, I’ve been married for 37 years.
MA: How old are you?
MH: I am 60 years old.
MA: Where are you from?
MH: I am from Alabama.