Teacher spotlight: Karen Foster

Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 4, 2014

Karen Foster teachers second grade at Cleveland Elementary School.

Years teaching: 25

Family: Husband, Ed, son, Zach and daughter, Lauren

Favorite food: Italian

Favorite color: Green

Favorite TV show: “Last Man Standing”

Favorite book: “Love Comes Softly”

Favorite movie: “Forrest Gump”

Favorite team: West Rowan Falcons

Hobbies: Words with Friends

Dream vacation: Alaskan cruise

Prized possession: Dad’s garden bench

Actor who would star in the movie of my life: Patricia Heaton

Hidden talent: Riding a bike with no hands

Motto: “Don’t be afraid of tomorrow; God is already there.”

Three words that describe me: Determined, conscientious and compassionate

Someone who inspires you: Rachel Joy Scott

Greatest accomplishment: Helping children learn to read

Favorite quote: “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” ~ Ronald Reagan