I kept Mr. Neal up-to-date on everything that was going on, updating his calendar, and so forth. In 2014, Dr. Grant came onboard as principal and our previous office manager, Ms. Johnson, moved to Collegiate. She recommended that I be the Office Manager here at Blow Pierce. I shadowed her and learned everything she did—that’s the kind of person I am, I’m interested in what my colleagues’ jobs entail so that whenever they’re out, I can jump right in and assist.
What do you like most about Friendship?
I’ve been here at Blow Pierce the whole time, but I visit other campuses every now and then for professional development. I like the family feel across the whole network. I’ve had some wonderful support here with understanding principals and administrators and wonderful colleagues. I know that our educators really enjoy and love working with kids. We have a good thing here.
Some of our staff even reach out to parents over the weekend. I sometimes stumble upon parent posts where they’re praising a teacher for this or that. Ms. Jones, for instance, goes out of her way to make sure kids have everything they need. The staff here at Friendship have a genuine love for children that goes beyond education.
Is there a fun fact you’d like to share?
I love to cook and bake in my spare time. I’m always looking for different recipes to try out with my family and friends. I’ll try anything.
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