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An Interview with Ms. Henson

Ms. Henson and her AVID classMs. Henson is new to our school this year, and she teaches AVID, a class that focuses on organizational skills and college readiness. She moved here recently from Orlando, Florida. We are so happy to welcome her to the Brown Middle School family; if you have a chance, stop and say hello to her!


Destiny: What are you proudest of?

Ms. Henson: Being an educator.


Destiny: Looking back, what advice would you give to yourself in your first year of teaching?  

Ms. Henson: Building positive relationships with the students is the most important thing.


Destiny: Do you have any favorite stories from your work life? 

Ms. Henson: I have worked as a tour guide in a cavern, at a tropical fish farm, and I was a concierge at a large hotel.


Destiny: How would you like to be remembered? 

Ms. Henson: As someone who likes to laugh.


Destiny: Why did you choose to move to Tennessee? 

Ms. Henson: I wanted to live near the mountains.


Destiny: If you could meet any person or group, alive or dead, who would it be and why? 

Ms. Henson: George Washington because he made big mistakes in his life, but he seems like a genuinely good person. Queen Elizabeth the First because she was punk rock before punk rock existed. And Maya Angelou because I think she would be an amazing friend.


Destiny: If you had three wishes what would they be? 

Ms. Henson: 1. To not age  2. To not have to worry about money   3. No more war - can’t we all just get along?


Destiny: What is your favorite hobby? 

Ms. Henson: Swimming and playing piano.


Destiny: Do you have any pets? 

Ms Henson: I have a cat named Atty

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Destiny: How long have you been a teacher? 

Ms Henson: 16 years.


Destiny: Do you have any children? 

Ms Henson: No.


Destiny: What’s your favorite candy? 

Ms Henson: Heath Bar.


Destiny: What’s your favorite TV show? 

Ms Henson: OA on Netflix.


Destiny: If you could have a superpower, what would it be and why? 

Ms. Henson: I would speak all languages, so I could have conversations with all kinds of people all over the world.



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