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Shannon Henry – Upper School Science

Shannon Henry

Education

  • B.A. (Biochemistry & Minor in Chinese) Knox College
  • M.S. (Cellular and Molecular Biology) University of Denver

Favorite Quote/Fun Fact

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

Why do you teach? What is the impact you hope to make on students?

I love sharing my excitement about science with students and seeing them discover how the world works, especially at a molecular level. Teaching inspires me to continue learning, since new discoveries are always being made and the topics we study often lead to great questions I may have never considered. My favorite thing is when a curious student asks about something I don’t know, and we can find answers together!

Why Roycemore?

 I love the sense of community that can be built in a small school. I was impressed by how many opportunities and the level of individualization Roycemore is able to provide students. I’m also excited for the capacity for collaboration with students and teachers of all grade levels.