Saturday, June 8, 2013

Krista Pontius, 1997/2005 PSU AEE Alum = Great People

One of the most wonderful things about being involved in secondary school-based agricultural education is the opportunity to interact with epically amazing individuals.

Krista Pontius is the current life-altering, positive change agent, agriscience teacher at Greenwood High School in Millerstown, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Penn State in 1997 with a Bachelor's of Science in Agricultural and Extension Education and in 2005 with a Master's of Science in Agricultural and Extension Education.

Her cooperating teacher was Mr. Ron Frederick at Twin Valley HS in 1997. She was the agriscience teacher at Cumberland Perry Vocational Technical School the 1997-98 school year, at Big Spring High School from 1998-1999, and for the past 14 years at Greenwood High School.

She is a 2013 Teacher Impact Award Winner. Her video is below and she epitomizes the philosophical sound educator that Penn State strives to prepare.

Follow her on Twitter @kristapontius.

2013 Teacher Impact Award Krista Pontius from Fryfilms, LLC on Vimeo.

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