Name: Vince Powell
School: Affton High School
Years With the District: 1
A – Affton Cougar memory: Creating them every day.
B – Breakfast food: Coffee
C – College(s) I attended: Southeast Missouri State and Saint Louis University
D – Degree(s) I earned: Bachelor of Science in Education, Specialist In Education, Master of Arts in Educational Leadership, Doctorate Of Educational Leadership
E – Every day, I start my day…: by thinking about or talking to my daughters and having a delicious cup of strong coffee
F – Favorite teacher & why: Carolyn Pierce, because she cared. She never just stood and delivered, she was excited about her content area and had a way of passing that excitement to her students.
G – Greatest professional accomplishment: Changing a good school that did all the right things for the wrong reasons into a student centered school.
H – Hometown: Hutchinson, Kansas
I – Interested in (hobbies): Outdoors activities, music
J – Job (first one): I was a busboy at Paganica Country Club
K – Kindergarten memory: Making my best friend laugh so hard milk came out of his nose.
L – Likeliest place you’ll find me on the weekend: You won’t find me!
M – Memory (favorite): Pheasant hunting in the wide open fields of Kansas with my dog Jake.
N – Name of your first pet: Snoopy
O – One reason I love being Affton Strong: There is nothing better!
P – Person I’d most like to meet & why: My younger self to give him all the best stock tips and lottery numbers.
Q – Question I get asked: How tall are you?
R – Reason to smile: My Daughters
S – School subject (favorite): Science
T – Team I cheer for (in addition to the Cougars): KC Chiefs
U – Unique fact about me: Barry Sanders came to watch me play football.
V – Vacation destination: Anywhere with blue water and white sand
W – Ways that I like to relax: Working out, watching sports, fishing, hunting
X – X-rays I’ve had: I’ve had so many I glow in the dark!
Y – Year I started teaching: 1991
Z – Zoo animal: Bison