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Team Legendary

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  • About the Teachers

Ms. Ashley Beard

Phone: 660-851-9050

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from University of Central Missouri in 2017 Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Mathematics Education from University of Central Missouri in 2017

Ms. Ashley Beard

This is Ms. Beard's second year teaching Math at Smith-Cotton High School. She is currently working on her master's degree in Mathematics at the University of Central Missouri. Ms. Beard is also the Assistant Coach for Team SCREAM Robotics. 

Mrs. Ashley Fisher

Phone: 660-851-9040

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's of Science in Secondary English from the University of Central Missouri in 2015

Mrs. Ashley Fisher

Mrs. Fisher has been teaching English at Smith-Cotton for three years. She is currently working on her master's degree in English Literature at the University of Central Missouri. She is the Co-Sponsor of Speech and Debate. 

Ms. Katrina Bobos

Phone: 660-851-9041

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's of Science from Loyola University Chicago Master's of Science University of Illinois Chicago

Ms. Katrina Bobos

This is Ms. Bobos's first year at Smith Cotton. Ms. Bobos has previously taught in Chicago and Indiana. She is excited to join the Freshmen Academy Biology department! 

Mr. Ashley Young

Phone: 660-851-5406

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Degrees and Certifications:

Associate's of Arts Degree from Jefferson College Bachelor's Degree from University of Central Missouri in 1999

Mr. Ashley Young

Mr. Young graduated in 1992 from DeSoto High School in DeSoto, MO. After college, he worked in sales for several years, he returned to education in 2008. Mr. Young's wife, Lisa is a 6th grade ELA teacher at SCJHS. They have two children, Grayson  (11) & Emma (4). Mr. Young says, "Teaching is the greatest job I have ever had and I am truly blessed to have that opportunity every day".

Ms. Elizabeth Shaffer

Phone: 660-851-5346

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Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences Education from Missouri State University (2014) Minor in Child and Family Development from Missouri State University (2014) Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from Grand Canyon University (2018)

Ms. Elizabeth Shaffer

Ms. Shaffer  has five years experience working in both a small and large district teaching Family and Consumer Sciences. She specializes in culinary courses but also teaches classes such as child development, textiles, housing, and interpersonal relationships. Ms. Shaffer is also the sponsor of Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). 

Mrs. Anna Singer

Phone: 660-851-5354

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's in Agribusiness from MU Master's of Art in Teaching from UCM Specialist in Administration from William Woods

Mrs. Anna Singer

Mrs. Singer has been teaching for 10 years and she is excited to be teaching Principles of Biomedical Science (PBS) at Smith-Cotton as part of the Project Lead the Way program. 

Mrs. Shannon Hunsaker

Phone: 660-851-9056

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bacheler's of Science degree in Elementary Education from Central Methodist University Certification in Education and Special Education

Mrs. Shannon Hunsaker

Mrs. Hunsaker has been teaching 9th grade at Smith-Cotton for seven years. She teaches special services for math and science and co-teaches Biology.