Sitting in Ashley Kesterson Hall’s classroom, it’s tough to get a straight answer out of her. Not that she’s dodging questions – quite the opposite, actually. She’s jumping from topic to topic, her excitement contagious.
She’s one of those people who doesn’t have an off switch – which serves her well as a seventh-grade civics teacher.
“We’re up against video games, and besides jumping through a burning hoop,” Kesterson Hall said, “you have to know how to keep it fun.”
Kesterson Hall was recently named Teacher of the Year at Holley-Navarre Middle School. She’ll compete against 32 teachers for the countywide title.
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