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Terry Koch · Southwest Teacher

Staff Spotlight Terry Koch

Teacher at Southwest Middle School

I grew up in:

My family:
My wife, Jerri, and 9-year-old daughter, Veronica

Elementary Ed Degree from Penn State
Education Administration Master's and Principal Certification from University of Phoenix
Master's of Business Administration from University of Phoenix

What makes me #RSDproud? 
No matter where you go throughout your career, everyone you have worked with remains a part of your extended family. 

You might not know this about me
I have completed 49 full marathons, 37 half marathons, 8 ultramarathons ranging from 31 to 84 miles and an Ironman Triathlon.

What sport would you compete in if you were in the Olympics? 
Skeleton or Bobsled

What are your favorite songs from your teenage years that you still rock out to when no one is listening? 
Any 80's hair metal.  Hair Nation is my go to station on Sirius.

Who is my hero? 
American mathematician John Nash and Steve Prefontaine, Steve Prefontaine, a middle and long-distance runner who competed in the 1972 Olympics 

What was the first concert you ever went to? 
Live Aid 1985 at JFK Stadium

Keep shining! 😎