Environmental Sciences and Physics, Room B-107Corrine CalhoonBS in Biology, minored in Oceanography, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VAMS in Geosciences, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MSMini Bio: I'm originally from Tidewater, Virginia, lived in Guam and now Firestone, CO. I have a son, Alexander, who graduated as a Spartan (yeah!!) and a daughter, Catherine, that attends Mead Middle. Traveling is a passion of mine! Every year Ms. Eastin, Librarian, and I take students to amazing places. This spring break, 2023, we are traveling to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands and will soon be recruiting for a Mediterranean Trip Summer of 2024! I've taught 5 years of college Geology and 16 years of high school science. My favorite class to teach is Environmental Science. My hope is to inspire students to further their studies in this growing field.
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