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Ryan Okpych

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Elena Schupp is no foreigner to the concept of being different. Her heavily accented proper English makes it evident she’s from a different country.

Schupp has lived on American Airbases for 16 years along with her husband.

Senora Schupp came to South Carolina with her husband who is in the Air Force, making her already accustomed to the American ways.

“I found that people are kind…people in the USA care about family,” stated Mrs. Schupp.

The way the American people work reminds Schupp of home, so she is not too far out of her comfort zone.

“They work hard just as they do in my country,” expressed Mrs. Schupp.

Mrs. Schupp has certainly made her mark in the US as well with her profession. She was awarded Teacher of the Year and works very hard in the education field.

Schupp is extremely dedicated to her students and wants them to have “the best education.”

She makes an impressive impact on her students’ lives that helps them work effectively and comfortably.

“Mrs. Schupp’s method of teaching is very thorough. She makes sure every student understands” stated Angel Frank, sophomore.

Schupp’s loving relationship with her students and relatable stories and strategies improve her appeal.

“She treats all of her students as if they were her own and makes up acronyms or songs to help
us learn and remember,” said Takyla Butler, senior.

Schupp is active in her teaching and unafraid to be herself with her students.

“Mrs.Schupp is different because she is very open about herself and her family,” proclaimed Frank.

It is evident that Elena Schupp is a very dedicated teacher and a special American citizen too. Not only does she have a story, but a large impact on the education system in the Summerville area as well.

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