Teacher spotlight: Alexis Richardson

Published 1:42 am Thursday, October 16, 2014

Alexis Richardson is a fifth-grade math teacher at Isenberg Elementary School.

Years teaching: 6

Family: 6-year-old beautiful daughter, Mikayla, and loving husband, Larry Richardson

Favorite food: Triple chocolate meltdown

Favorite color: Purple

Favorite TV shows: “Scandal” and “How to Get Away with Murder”

Favorite book: “The Watson’s go to Birmingham” by Christopher Paul Curtis

Favorite movies: “Annie” and “Free Willie”

Favorite sport or team: Basketball and the New England Patriots

Hobbies: Going to the movies and do-it-yourself projects

Dream vacation: Bermuda

Prized possession: My daughter, Mikayla

Actor who would star in the movie of my life: Monique

Motto: “It is OK not to know, but it isn’t OK to not try.”

Three words that describe me: Caring, smart and funny

Someone who inspires you: First Lady Michelle Obama

Greatest accomplishment: D.R.E.A.M. Girls (Determined to Reach, Empower and Mentor Girls)

Favorite quote: “Don’t be limited by others’ limited imaginations.” — Dr. Mae Jemison