Just In Case
Staff Of The Month: Mr. PetersenFriday, April 27, 2012 By Liz Bachman
1)What made you want to become a teacher? I had some great teachers when I went to Case. They had an influence. Especially my History teachers, or is that too obvious. 2)How many years have you been teaching? 26 years 3)Do you have any pets? 2 dogs, Sam is a Shin-tzu and Tulsa is a Chesapeake Bay Retriever. 4)What's an intresting thing about yourself? Besides my kilt? I also know Santa Clause. 5)How was your experience being a wrestling coach? Excellent! I had the chance to rebuild a program, but most importantly see my wrestlers graduate. 6)What are your ancestoral orgins? All Danish-viking Baby! All of my grand-parents came from Denmark. 7)Did you wrestle when yu were younger? Yes, in Jr. High at Gifford, at Case and then at Carthage and Parkside. 8)How does teaching at Case differ from teaching at other schools? I have taught at all 3, but Caes is where I went to school, so that makes it different. But, I will say, that with Mr.Eben this year, I feel the school spirit coming back that we had in '78. 9)How many years have you been married? 2 years last Christmas I was married for 17 years before and have a 22 year old son from that marriage 10)What were you like in high school? Will I get suspended if I tell? Honestly, i was a B-C studen, but I had a great time. If there was something going on, Petie was there!