Meet: Grant W. Fauver, Newcomerstown Excessive Faculty principal.
Schooling: Ashland Excessive Faculty, Excessive Faculty; Bluffton College, Bachelor’s diploma, Elementary Schooling; Muskingum College, Grasp’s diploma, Academic Management; Ashland College, Superintendent’s Licensure.
Inform us the place you grew up and what you loved most about your highschool days. What actions did you take part in throughout highschool? “I grew up in Ashland, with my mom and two older sisters. We had been all energetic in 4-H throughout our childhood, (my sisters had horses and I had sheep). I additionally stored busy throughout my childhood collaborating in soccer, basketball, baseball, actions at our native YMCA, and our church youth group. Regardless that we fell upon difficult instances with unpaid payments, no water or electrical energy at instances, my mom at all times discovered a option to hold me concerned in quite a few golf equipment and sports activities. It was vital for her to encompass me with many caring coaches and adults. This paved the best way for me to turn out to be an educator thus to help and serve the households and kids in our neighborhood. My fondest recollections of academics I had rising up had been those who spent the time attending to know me, counseling me, and serving to me get by among the difficulties of rising up. I performed highschool basketball and baseball plus continued my basketball profession for 4 extra years at Bluffton College. Ultimately, I beloved the whole lot about faculty.”
Inform us a bit of bit about your loved ones and hobbies. “After educating two years in Ashland County at Mapleton Native Colleges, I moved to Coshocton to show junior excessive math and to educate basketball and baseball. I met my spouse throughout this time (she can be a instructor) and we established our house there. We’ve got three kids. Katie and Nathan have each graduated from highschool, and our youngest, Abby, is an eighth grader. We take pleasure in supporting our youngsters with the various actions they take part in, and that normally means a number of time on the street and away from house! Whereas at house, I take pleasure in working exterior within the yard and cleansing automobiles! I additionally wish to golf in my spare time.” Why did you pursue the training discipline? My mother and father separated after I was very younger, and residing with Mother and two older sisters, my mom felt it was vital to encompass me with different adults as evidenced with the very influential grown-ups concerned as academics, coaches, and mentors within the actions I participated in throughout my faculty years. Typically it takes a village to boost a baby, and that was evidenced by so many type people along with mother and my sister’s as my village. I think this to be the rationale I pursued the training discipline, as I needed to offer again and be there for youths and households. By no means did I as soon as consider some other profession apart from training.
“Colleges play such an vital half of a kid’s growth. I additionally beloved to educate. Being a instructor offered the chance for me to nonetheless be part of athletics. So many classes may be realized from being a part of a group. After incomes my highschool diploma at Ashland Excessive Faculty; I went on to Bluffton College for my bachelor’s diploma and from there Muskingum College to earn my grasp’s diploma in Academic Management, and lastly Ashland College for my Superintendent’s’ Licensure.” What prompted you to use for the principal place at Newcomerstown Excessive Faculty this faculty 12 months 2022, and what good issues have you ever heard about our neighborhood and faculty system? “That is truly my second cease at Newcomerstown Excessive Faculty. I used to be an assistant basketball coach right here within the early 2000s. I developed life-long friendships and have at all times stored one eye open for a chance to work at Newcomerstown once more. When the superintendent (Jason Peoples) contacted me a couple of emptiness this summer season, and with the variety of years I’ve left in training, I couldn’t go on this chance, as it could have by no means occurred once more. I’ve at all times revered how individuals and professionals are handled within the Newcomerstown Faculty system, and the actual fact they’re valued, revered, and concerned within the decision-making course of. All these values align with my values as a pacesetter. Newcomerstown additionally believes strongly in educating the entire little one within the classroom, out of the classroom, socially, emotionally, and in the neighborhood. Once more, all rules I consider in as properly. I’m blessed to be part of this nice district and am trying ahead to being employed right here for a lot of, a few years!” What are you trying ahead to on this new function as Principal at Newcomerstown Excessive Faculty?
“Most significantly I’m trying ahead to serving the workers, college students, and households of this district. I’ll take pleasure in taking this 12 months to be taught extra concerning the NHS, our tradition, the spectacular facility we now have, and dealing with everybody to proceed to construct upon the robust traditions which were set by these earlier than me. I’ve the utmost respect for Mr. Department, the previous principal. I want to choose up the place he left off and perform his imaginative and prescient for the workers at NHS and our households. I’m right here to serve.”
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