Name of staff member: Debora Farr
Position in USD #435: AHS FACS teacher
Years in this position: This is my 13th year.
Previous teaching experience: I started my teaching career in 1982 at Gorham Jr./Sr. High school in Gorham, within the Russell school district. I taught Jr/Sr high school Home Economics, Social Studies and Art. Taught there for one year and then was moved over to Russell High School, Russell, where I taught high school Home Ec and 9th grade American History. I taught there for six years. I then moved to Central Heights in Richmond, Kan., for the next 15 years where I taught Home Economics and Family and Consumer Sciences.
What inspired you to go into education? Mrs. Fruit and Mrs. West: They were excellent teachers. They believed in their students and pushed us to excel as well as to love learning.
What brought you to Abilene? Family
A memorable teaching moment: Having a FCCLA freshman elected as a state FCCLA officer and then moving onto a National officer.