John Swack: Excellent Educator Jan 2011

Mr. Swack has been teaching for 21 years spending the last ten years at Franklin Elementary School as guidance counselor. A graduate of Western Kentucky University, Mr. Swack holds a BS in Early Childhood Education, MA in Elementary Guidance and Counseling, and a Rank 1 in Secondary Guidance. He and wife of 26 years Julie live in Bowling Green, KY with their children Perry, Molly, and Lacey. His hobbies and interests include running daily, reading, church activities and being with family.

Mr. Swack says he enjoys working and interacting with children and students and chose to become a teacher because “Every day is something new with the age child I work with. I like to make school fun for the students.” His favorite part of his job is “seeint the children come through the door every day and helping them feel safe at school.” He emphasizes, “I want them to look forward to coming to school.”

Thank you, John Swack, for your enthusiasm and passion for all students in your care and your interest in all of your students who have come before. Your smiling face and selfless dedication to the students help make their early years a success!

Mr. Swack with Ms. Stacey's preschool class at Franklin Elementary