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44d75a653c564 Marcie Gayle Johnson - 2006 David M Cooper Scholarship
Marcie Gayle Johnson - 2006 David M Cooper Scholarship

Marcie Gayle Johnson

2006 David M Cooper

August 07, 2006

Marcie Gayle Johnson is this years recipient of the David M. Cooper Scholarship.  Mrs. Johnson is currently a Junior attending Central Methodist University at Fayette, MO.  She is working on a degree in Elementary Education.

Marcie shares that living, growing and learning in a rural community is an advantage all kids should get.  The wave as you drive by houses, the smell of freshness, and the closeness of family, even if you are not blood related. 

I feel teaching in a rural community school setting is a great advantage in making a difference in children's lives.  After growing up in a rural school community and working, subbing in the rural communities around where I live, I feel that class sizes are smaller for one on one teaching. 

One of her professor's states, As a non-traditional student Marcie brings a variety of past experiences to her classes and to her future classroom.  Her experiences as a mother will help her to better understand the student's in her class and to interact with the parents of the students. 

Another shares that Marcie is inquisitive, adventurous, skillful, and fun.  She is very much a leader in her group.  Marcie is always willing to look a little deeper to explore the question, "why?"

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