Occupation: TMHS Woodshop teacher.
Favorite subject: woodshop.
Hobbies: Woodturning, wood geek.
Quote: "Rub the bevel."
Advice: "Read and lean to enjoy it. Learn your math."
Falcons nominated in January: Stephan Ringle, student; Kristin Garot, English and Social Studies teacher; Delaney Grumont-VanSickle, student; and Leo Buzard, student.
Nominator: Patti Bippus. "He opened his classroom during the Winter Holiday for students to come in and work on their projects (16 students came)."
January sponsor: Canton House.
Falcoln of the Month is an award given to any Thunder Mountain High School staff member, student, parent or community member for extraordinary acts of kindness at or for TMHS. Nomination forms can be found at the school.
A committee composed of three staff members, several students, a parent and a community member participate in the selection process from the nominations.
The award is sponsored by a different business each month. Any business wanting to give a Falcon of the Month award should contact Kathy McCasland at Kathryn_mccasland@jsd.k12.ak.us or 780-1967.