Teacher spotlight: Kaitlyn Parrish

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 20, 2014

Kaitlyn Parrish is a kindergarten teacher at Landis Elementary School.

Years teaching: Three years

Family: Mom, Sandy; dad, Paul and sister, Jennifer

Favorite food: Sushi

Favorite color: Pink

Favorite TV show: Criminal Minds

Favorite book: “The Giving Tree”

Favorite movie: “The Notebook”

Hobbies: Travel, learning about the past and ghost walks

Dream Vacation: Travel to Brazil and explore the rainforest

Actor who would star in the movie of my life: Rachel McAdams

Motto: Live every moment, laugh everyday and love beyond words

Three words that describe me: Outgoing, funny and caring

Someone who inspires you: My mom inspires me because no matter how her day was or how she’s feeling, she never complains. She has taught me an outstanding work ethic and continues to inspire me everyday.

Greatest accomplishment: Earning “Rookie Teacher of the Year” in Greensboro last year

Favorite quote: “Imagination is more important than knowledge.  Knowledge is limited; imagination encircles the world.” – Albert Einstein