John Savage

John Savage works with Lakeside student Slade Seaborn.

Teacher of the Week

Name: John Savage

Current Job: ​Secondary Science Teacher at The Lakeside School.

College/Degrees: ​ B.S. in Civil Engineering from UAB; B.S. in Biology/Chemistry from University of West Alabama.

What is the most challenging part of your job: “Motivating students to think critically and logically.”

What do you like most about your job: ​“Being part of preparing young people to face some of the challenges they will encounter after high school.”

Name 3 things you would like to see or do in your lifetime: “Tour Europe; Explore the interior of Alaska; Take a river cruise in another country.”

Favorite Music: “Rock and top 40’s from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.”

Favorite Books: ​“Lord of the Rings Trilogy.”

Favorite Pastime: “Boating/skiing with family; riding motorcycles; traveling.”

Talents: “Play drums; handy at fixing things.”

Pet Peeve: “People behind the wheel but more interested in other things besides driving.”

Values most important to you: “Follow God; serve others.”

What’s one thing most people would be surprised to know about you: “Worked in psychiatric hospitals to put myself through engineering school.”

Family: Wife, Anne; daughters, Laura and Jessica; grandchildren, Olivia, Noah, Lily, Paisley and Jonathan; dog, Lucy.

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