Noteworthy: She is the 2013 recipient of the Elmer B. Cottrell Award from the Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Education, Recreation and Dance for her work and service in education. It's the group's highest award, named for one of its founders.
Family: Husband, Jim; son, Douglas and his wife, Ciara; granddaughters, Quinn and Chloe; son, David and his wife Tiffany.
Occupation: Retired faculty member of the Seneca Valley School District, where she taught elementary physical education for 36 years
Education: Bachelor's degree in health, physical education, recreation and sport from Morehead State University, Morehead, Ky.; master's degree in education from Slippery Rock University
Quote: “It has been my honor to work with my peers as well as the younger members of my profession and of course those college students that have selected the field of physical education and health as their pursuit.”
— by David Conti
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