Moving On: Lori Duquette


Mackenzi Burns

English teacher Lori Duquette will move to Wilson Elementary School for the 2018-19 school year as a guidance counselor. “I’m very excited to move to Wilson and that I won’t have to go home and grade papers every night!” she said.

Mackenzi Burns, Reporter

Q: How many years have you taught at West and in general?

A: I’ve taught at West five years and taught/been a counselor for 33 years.


Q: What got you into teaching?

A: I used to play teacher in third grade at my grandma’s house, and ever since then I knew I wanted to be a teacher.


Q: How do you you think you’ve impacted your students?

A: I hope that they have learned what I’ve taught them about life. Not everything is about the curriculum all the time, and that is something very true in English classes.


Q: What will you miss most about West?

A: The students and Mr. Duquette. I will also really miss my advisory kids.


Q: What impact has teaching had on your life?

A: It has opened my eyes to diversity of students, and the impact they have on my life.