Craig Summers, Turret staff writer
Amy Shupe recently joined the math department, coming from Incarnate Word Academy, where she taught for nine years. Shupe teaches AP Calculus, AP Placement Statistics, and geometry. She came to CBC to help further her teaching career, and loves the fun, joking, environment among the students.
Shupe had wanted to be a teacher, ever since she was a teenager.
“I struggled as a high school mathematics student myself, but my high school math teachers helped me realize I was capable of doing even the most complex math,” she said. I wanted to help others realize that they too have the power to do this kind of math as well.”
Shupe attended Southeast-Missouri State University, as well as Webster University. While teaching is a big part of her life; she also loves cross stitching, playing softball, reading Agatha Christie novels, and Zumba dancing.
Shupe said her mother has been a big influence on the person she is today.
“My mom is my role model because she lives a happy, faith-filled, selfless life,” she said. “I strive to be a wonderful wife and mother like her.”