New FSHS Family and Consumer Science Teacher: Carissa Bowman

Carissa Bowman. Submitted photo.
Carissa Bowman, 31, is the new  Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher at Fort Scott High School for 2020-21.
Bowman has nine years experience in FACS education 
Her hometowns are Fort Scott and  Uniontown.
She is married to  Alex Bowman and has two children, Gracie and Campbell .
Bowman said she loves to spend quality time with  family.
How did you become an educator?
“I wanted to make a difference in the lives of others.”
Is there someone who inspired you?
” My dad, Larry Fink, and Mrs. Cook, my FACS teacher at Uniontown High School.”
What is the best part of teaching for you?
“I enjoy making connections and gaining meaningful relationships with my students.”
What are the greatest challenges in teaching for you?
“Seeing the struggles and challenges that students face.”


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