MCC’s Beta Zeta Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa held an induction ceremony honoring new members on Thursday, April 11. PTK is the International Honor Society of the two-year college. The society has recognized academic excellence in the two-year college since 1918.
Our very own Kalli Leach was inducted into PTK as a high school senior, a huge honor!!
Hometown: Wapello, IA
College: William Penn University
Degree: K-12 Physical Education
Did you participate in extracurricular activities/sports in HS or college? High School-Basketball, Baseball, and Golf
Tell us about your family: I have 1 older sister and she is married with 2 kids.
How many years have you taught at LM? This is my 9th year
Favorite thing about LM? It feels like a family.
What do you like to do outside of teaching? Be with friends/family and golf
What's your biggest pet peeve? People who are unorganized/unprepared
What inspired you to be a teacher? All the former teachers that I had growing up
When you were in school, what was your least favorite subject and why? Social Studies. It didn't interest me as much as other things.
If you had the worlds attention for 30 seconds, what would you say? Life is short and fragile. Spend more time finding the positives of life instead of focusing on the negative. Do everything with the best of your ability. Spend time with those who are important to you.
If you had to work but didn't need the money, What would you choose to do? I would work at a golf course.
If you could be a member of any TV Show Series, What would it be? Mythbusters
If you could only speak one word today, what would you say? Hello
You have been given an elephant, you can't get rid of it. What would you do with it? Set up an elephant riding experience in my yard for kids.
FALCON DAY OF CARING
On April 26th, The students of Louisa-Muscatine Jr./Sr. High School will be participating in Falcon Day of Caring. Our students went to surrounding communities such as Fruitland, Grandview, and Letts. Day of Caring exemplifies Living United when business partners join with local civic and community groups to connect with others in the community who need our help. Our students helped plant flower beds, raking, cleaning out shrubs, trimming trees, painting, and picking up waste.