Teachers Share Final Thoughts Before Leaving

From+left+to+right%3A+Spanish+teacher+Madeline+Rudman%2C+French+teacher+Lois+Laclef%2C+security+guard+Liz+Wong%2C+health+tech+Sandy+Minear+and+technology+teacher+Drew+Kramer+leave+RHS+at+the+end+of+the+year.+%28Marci+Michael%2C+Becky+Poston+and+Luanne+Ruonavar+are+also+leaving+but+are+not+pictured.%29+--Camila+Torres

From left to right: Spanish teacher Madeline Rudman, French teacher Lois Laclef, security guard Liz Wong, health tech Sandy Minear and technology teacher Drew Kramer leave RHS at the end of the year. (Marci Michael, Becky Poston and Luanne Ruonavar are also leaving but are not pictured.) --Camila Torres

From left to right: Spanish teacher Madeline Rudman, French teacher Lois Laclef, security guard Liz Wong, health tech Sandy Minear and technology teacher Drew Kramer leave RHS at the end of the year. (Marci Michael, Becky Poston and Luanne Ruonavar are also leaving but are not pictured.) --Camila Torres
From left to right: Spanish teacher Madeline Rudman, French teacher Lois Laclef, security guard Liz Wong, health tech Sandy Minear and technology teacher Drew Kramer leave RHS at the end of the year. (Marci Michael, Becky Poston and Luanne Ruonavar are also leaving but are not pictured.) –Camila Torres

What are you going to miss most about RHS?

Madeline Rudman (MR):

“My students. Honestly, I’ve grown very close to them and over the years Rockville has really become my home. It was the first school I worked at in Montgomery County since moving from Spain so it’s been everything I’ve known and has become a really good place for me.”

What are you looking forward to most about your new job at Walt Whitman HS?

MR:

“New experiences and new students. Honestly, it’s going to be closer to where I live, just a new environment. I think every type of student in every school culture can teach you something.”

What are you going to miss most about RHS?

Drew Kramer (DK):

“I’m going to miss the awesome community of students and teachers. Everyone is so friendly; I think what I’m really going to miss, it’s going to be bittersweet, is the friendliness and community that is brought forth at Rockville.”

What are you looking forward to at your new job?

DK:

“I’m looking forward to taking what experiences I had here and placing them in my new job. I think I learned a lot here and I’m just bringing excitement to this job. I’m getting married next month, so I’m also excited about that as well…”

What are you going to miss about RHS?

Liz Wong (LW):

“I am going to miss the students and the staff. Just being able to hang out with the kids and talk to them.”

What are you looking forward to most about being a D.C. police officer?

LW:

“I’m really looking forward to the challenges and the new experiences and getting to help people.”