Brittany Russo

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 18, 2014

Brittany Russo is a kindergarten through second grade exceptional children’s teacher at Koontz Elementary School.
Years teaching: One year
Family: A 2-year-old daughter named Gianna Nevaeh Russo
Favorite food: Italian
Favorite color: Blue
Favorite TV show: “Bates Motel”
Favorite book: “Rose Red” by Stephen King
Favorite movies: “Transformers”
Favorite sport or team: Giants
Hobbies: Listening to music
Dream vacation: Finland
Prized possession: Being on the National Dean’s List across America during college
Actor who would star in the movie of my life: Jennifer Lawrence
Hidden talent: I am somewhat artsy. I love to create new things for my classroom, especially my bulletin boards.
Motto: “I’m living the dream”
Three words that describe me: Determined, driven and workaholic
Someone who inspires you: Jill DeGuilio, a former coworker from New Jersey who has guided me and helped me become the teacher I am today
Greatest accomplishment: Receiving the position as an exceptional children’s teacher at Koontz Elementary
Favorite quote: “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.”