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Katie McKinney

Name: Katie McKinney

Current job: 3rd grade teacher at Parkview Christian School

What is the most challenging part of your job: “Trying to meet the needs of my students.”

What do you like most about your job: “The students are the best part of my job. They are such a joy. I love their excitement.”

Name 3 things you would like to see or do in your lifetime: “Visit Paris, France; Teach as long as I am able; See my children become Christians.”

Favorite music: “Country, Praise and Worship.”

Favorite books: “Gone With the Wind.”

Favorite pastime: “Reading American history, studying historical figures.”

Talents: “Baking, playing the flute.”

Pet Peeve: “Disrespecting someone. I don’t like disrespect from a child or adult.”

Values most important to you: “Self-respect, respecting others, kindness.”

What’s one thing most people would be surprised to know about you: “My son is adopted.”

Family: Husband, Joe , pastor of Clayton UMC; Daughter, Karah Fincher, 4; Son, Matthew McKinney, 7; Pates, dog JJ and cat Taco.

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