JCCHS Teachers of the Week: Lane Geurtsen and Lacy Wise!

Lane Geurtsen (Modern & Classical Languages) 
 
Mrs. Geurtsen is in her 8th year in the Modern & Classical Languages Department at John Carroll and is the co-moderator of the Student Council.  She graduated from Fairhope High School where she was inducted into the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta.  She was also involved in the Spanish Club and a member of the Yearbook staff at Fairhope.  She attended The University of Alabama - Birmingham (UAB) where she graduated Cum Laude. 
 
Mrs. Geurtsen loves travel, reading and art history.  She also enjoys working with the smart, funny and motivated students and faculty at John Carroll. She has been married for 7 years to her husband, Nick, and they have a 4 year old daughter, Evie!  
 
Lacy Wise (Social Studies) 
 
Mrs. Wise is in her 7th year of teaching Social Studies at John Carroll.  She has also served as Student Government Association moderator for 6 years, and spent 5 years as the Cheer Coach.  A graduate of Lassiter High School in Marietta, GA, Mrs. Wise was a successful Varsity Dancer.  The Lassiter Dance Team won state championships in Jazz and Hip Hop all four years she was on the team.  She also dance competitively at a studio and won several National Championships.  She went onto college at Auburn University (BA in History) and Samford University (MS Secondary Education).  
 
Mrs. Wise enjoys reading, Auburn football, and Orange Theory.  When she and her husband of 5 years, Tyler, aren't having fun with their son, Knight (2 years old in December), she is serving on the Dream Team at Church of the Highlands.  She loves that she can talk about Jesus with her students and she loves her co-workers!  
 
 
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