Educator biography

February 16, 2004

Catherine Siepielski

Eighth-grade English/language arts teacher at Western Heights Middle School

Family: Single

Education: Bachelor's degree in elementary education from Shippensburg (Pa.) University, 2001

Mentor: Jodi Young and Chris Hutcher

Favorite part of the job: "Seeing students succeed."

Biggest challenge of the job: "Maintaining an informative and interesting learning environment."

Favorite music: Pop/rock

Favorite car: Volkswagen Passat

Reading now: "The Cat Who Tailed a Thief" by Lillian Jackson Braun


Last movie seen: "Big Fish"

Favorite TV show: "Friends"

Hobbies: Exercising, reading, cross-stitching and scrapbooking

If you could meet anyone in history, who would it be? "Agatha Christie - she is my favorite author and I would like to know where she got her inspiration."

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