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Senior football players and their inspirational teachers

Senior football players pose with the teachers who have inspired them throughout high school.

Senior football players pose with the teachers who have inspired them throughout high school.

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For the October 26 pep rally, in honor of senior night, senior football players asked the teacher that inspired them the most during their high school career to wear their jersey during the school day.

 

Parker Zimerofsky (74)

Teacher who wore your jersey: Mr. McDonald

How has this teacher inspired you throughout high school?

“I told him that I wanted to play college football, and he has helped me move toward that goal since my junior year. He spent all winter and spring helping me prepare for this season and got me in the best physical shape possible. No matter what I am doing, whether it’s track, lifting or football, he always has pushed me to be the best version of myself.”

 

Justice Minor (24)

Teacher who wore your jersey: Mrs. Babcock

How has this teacher inspired you throughout high school?

“She inspired me when I had her in class for English, and she was just an amazing teacher to have because she helped everyone if they needed it.”

 

Aidan Stanton (14)

Teacher who wore your jersey: Mr. Mullaney

How has this teacher inspired you throughout high school?

“He has inspired me by being my basketball coach and taught me how to do and try my best with everything on and off the court. He has supported and guided me through high school.”

 

Jimmy Doyle (79)

Teacher who wore your jersey: Mrs. Menchefsky

How has this teacher inspired you throughout high school?

“Whenever I needed help with something, she was always there to help me, and get me back on track. She’s strict on behavior, and she’s a great person. She changed my attitude toward school and work.”

 

Marcayla Lutzkanin (40)

Teacher who wore your jersey: Mrs. Herring

How has this teacher inspired you throughout high school?

“Mrs. Herring inspired me since my sophomore year when I had her as my homeroom teacher. She always helped me with my english classes and always encouraged me to work hard on my Keystones. She always was supportive with every sport and activity that I was involved in. Mrs. Herring was always there for me.”

 

Bryce Dragna (33)

Teacher who wore your jersey: Mrs. Koneschusky

How has this teacher inspired you throughout high school?

“She inspired me to work harder in getting a better grade. Her classes weren’t the easiest for me. She helped me out a lot in the classes I have had of hers. It was easier to put more effort in the rest of my classes.”

 

Devonte Byrd (88)

Teacher who wore your jersey: Miss Coleman

How has this teacher inspired you throughout high school?

“During my sophomore year, she helped me with a couple things. She is one of a few big influences throughout my high school years.”

 

Josh Hamilton (70)

Teacher who wore your jersey: Mr. Bricker

How has this teacher inspired you throughout high school?

“He inspired me to have him wear my jersey because I had him his first year of teaching. He just loved the school and the kids from day one. Lastly, he was also an offensive lineman in high school, like myself.”

 

Jacob Roos (18)

Teacher who wore your jersey: Mr. Kempsey

How has this teacher inspired you throughout high school?

“He made me discipline throughout his class. He made me realize that it is good to do everything a teacher says like reading a textbook. Also, he was the only person to catch me copying a homework assignment.”

 

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