Laurie Fouts teaches math in 10th through 12th grades. In her 21-year career at Penta, she has consistently engaged her students in the often difficult subject of math.
She has a talent for integrating math with real-world applications.
Ms. Fouts was named Penta Career Center Teacher of the Year for 2008.
She is the chairperson of the math department, is a member of the High Schools That Work Site Action Team, is president of the Otsego Music Boosters, and a Sunday school teacher at Grace Lutheran Church in Weston, Ohio.
Laurie has the unique ability to teach the sometimes overwhelming content of higher level math while building confidence in her students, said Susan Short, Penta s academic supervisor.