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.