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Teacher spotlight: Ashley Dutton

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Ashley Dutton

Ashley Dutton

Ashley Dutton is a fifth grade teacher at North Rowan Elementary School.

Family: Hope Dutton, mother; Harold Dutton, father; Alison Dutton, sister; Luke Dutton, brother; Kevin Holshouser, fiancé, and Sadie Holshouser, daughter

Favorite food: Macaroni and cheese

Favorite color: Teal

Favorite TV show: “Law and Order”

Favorite book: “Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry” by Mildred Taylor

Favorite movies: “The Blind Side”

Favorite sport or team: UNC Charlotte 49ers

Hobbies: Pinning lesson ideas on Pinterest

Dream vacation: Anchorage, Alaska

Prized possession: My daughter, Sadie

Actor who would star in the movie of my life: Sandra Bullock

Hidden talent: Playing basketball

Motto: “Hakuna Matata”

Three words that describe me: Enthusiastic, hardworking and determined

Someone who inspires you: My mother, Hope Dutton, and my fifth-grade teacher, Ms. Reese

Greatest accomplishment: Becoming a teacher and a mother

Favorite quote:   “Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” — Albert Einstein

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