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Teacher spotlight: Rhonda Peacock

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Rhonda Peacock is a teacher at China Grove Elementary School.

Grade/Class You Teach: Resource/ kindergarten

Years Teaching: 22

Family: Husband, Mark and children, Tyler and Austin

Favorite food: Mexican

Favorite color: Blue

Favorite TV show: “Parenthood”

Favorite book: “Safe Haven”

Favorite movie: “Forrest Gump”

Favorite team: UNC Tarheels

Hobbies: Zumba

Dream vacation: Australia

Prized Possession: Family

Actor who would star In the movie of my life: Jodie Foster

Hidden talent: Play clarinet

Motto: The Golden Rule: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

Three words that describe me: Organized, helpful, trustworthy

Someone who inspires you: My mom

Greatest accomplishment: My children

Favorite quote: “While you’re planning for tomorrow, don’t forget to live for today.”

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