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Teacher of the Year 2017-18

An Interview With Our Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Corey Schoening .
Where did you grow up? 
I grew up in Stockbridge, Georgia which is about 30 miles from Fayetteville.
Where did you go to college?  
I attended Georgia State Universtiy in downtown Atlanta.
How long have you been teaching 
This is my 17th year of teaching.
What did you do before you became a teacher?  
I was a college student, but some of the jobs I held before teaching were waitress, secretary at an equipment rental company, filer at an allergy clinic, hostess, shift manager and freight worker for a retail store.
What would you like to share about your family?
I have two step-children.  Abbey is 17 and a senior and Ian is 15 and a sophomore.  They both attend Whitewater High School.  My husband, Jon, is an enrichment teacher in Fayette County.
What do you like to do in your spare time?  
I love to travel, hike, spend time with my nieces and nephew, read and go to concerts.
What do you like best about teaching 
I love the struggle of learning something new!  Fourth grade isn't easy and I think it's awesome when my students work so hard on something and finally achieve success.  It's a great feeling for all of us!

Is there anything else you would like to share?
I am so grateful to be a Spring Hill Sun!