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Rumpel joins ranks of certified teachers at Ellsworth High School

Last year, Mary Rumpel committed to taking a big step forward in her teaching career.

The Ellsworth High School math teacher's action meant she was serious about improving as an educator. Her commitment involved a year's worth of self-analysis, both in and out of the classroom, culminating in a test. This month, she learned those efforts beyond her regular responsibilities at EHS have paid off.

Rumpel said early last week she's become a National Board Certified Teacher. She's the fourth such teacher in Ellsworth, joining Lisa Benz, Peter Dulak and Shelly Moore.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Nov. 28.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.

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