1 October 2012
A survey that has recently been conducted about what the requirements for one’s career would be. This survey where we interviewed four people inside or outside of the school where we asked them a few questions. For example: what is your career how long did you go to college for if you went are you happy with your career etc. I interviewed four people those people are Andrew Nichols, Matthew Linker, Deborah Clark, and Sharon Davis. Andrew Nichols is a math teacher, one of many at Alleghany High School. He attended Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina for four years. In college he earned a mathematics teaching degree for grades 9 -12. What made him qualified was over four years of teaching experience a bachelor's in science and a secondary in math education. His requirements were at least a bachelor's degree; get certified; get the state licenses. What surprised me the most was that he does this job because he likes watching us figure things out and watching us grow as people. Matthew Linker is an English teacher here at Alleghany High School. He attended college for five years at Lenoir Rhyne College, Surry Community College, and Appalachian State University. He earned a teaching degree in English and received a teaching license from the state of North Carolina. In this case he needed a teaching degree and a state license and he has acquired them both. What inspired him was his very own High School English teacher. When I asked him if he was happy with his career choice he answered “Yes.” Deborah Clark is another English teacher here at Alleghany High School. She attended Emery and Henry College and Berea College for four years and earned her teaching in English and received her teaching licenses from North Carolina. She is highly qualified with experience in journalism and being a staff writer. She said she was happy with her job at...