Teacher spotlight: Cheryl Owen
In the Spotlight
Cheryl Owen is a fifth-grade math teacher at Rockwell Elementary.
Years teaching: 22 years
Family: David, husband; Jordan, daughter; John, son, and Chip, boxer
Favorite food: Steak
Favorite color: Red
Favorite TV Show: “The Big Bang Theory”
Favorite book: “Tuck Everlasting”
Favorite movies: “Fried Green Tomatoes” and “A League of Their Own”
Favorite sport or team: East Rowan Mustangs baseball
Hobbies: Drawing, baseball games, genealogy
Dream vacation: Southwestern United States
Prized possession: My dad’s favorite sweater
Actress who would star in a movie of my life: Ellen DeGeneres
Hidden talent: Shorthand and baseball scorekeeping
Motto: Faith, hard work, and a bit of common sense will get you through most things in life.
Three words that describe me: Witty, open-minded, peacekeeper
Someone who inspires you: My mother and my daughter
Greatest accomplishment: Raising two incredibly talented and intelligent children.
Favorite quote: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou