Teacher spotlight: Benjamin Butchart

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 9, 2015

Benjamin Butchart is an eighth grade science teacher at North Rowan Middle School.

Years teaching: Two

Family: Married with two sons

Favorite food: Anything spicy

Favorite color: Green

Favorite TV show: Dual Survival

Favorite book: “Life is a Miracle” by Wendell Berry

Favorite movies: “Star Wars”

Favorite sport or team: Tar Heels

Hobbies: Gardening

Dream vacation: Peru

Prized possession: Family

Actor who would star in the movie of my life: Nicholas Cage – he stars in anything

Hidden talent: Percussion

Motto: “Pass the hot sauce.”

Three words that describe me: Christian, cook, teacher

Someone who inspires you: Father

Greatest accomplishment: Raising my boys

Favorite quote: “Don’t make a mountain out of a molehill.”