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Teacher spotlight: Kara Burnett

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Kara Burnett

Kara Burnett

Kara Burnett is a third-grade teacher at Faith Elementary School.

Years teaching: Seven years

Family: My husband, Jason, and my cat, Colby Jack

Favorite food: Guacamole and chips

Favorite color: Pink, turquoise and gold

Favorite TV show: HGTV– “Fixer Upper” and “House Hunters”

Favorite book: Any book written by Emily Giffin or Nicholas Sparks

Favorite movies: “The Fault in Our Stars” and “Dear John”

Favorite sport and team: Soccer and baseball, Carolina Tarheels and Atlanta Braves

Hobbies: Shopping, running and cycling, crafting with my silhouette, reading

Dream vacation: Rome, Italy

Prized possession: My childhood scrapbooks and my wedding albums

Actor who would star in the movie of my life: Jennifer Aniston

Hidden talent: Singing the preamble to the constitution (I Love Schoolhouse Rock!)

Motto: Leave a little sparkle wherever you go.

Three words that describe me: Outgoing, unique and thoughtful

Someone who inspires you: My family and my Girls on the Run team

Greatest accomplishment: Completing my master’s degree in curriculum and supervision and becoming an North Carolina All State Cheerleader

Favorite quote: “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.” By Dr. Seuss

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