GouldSPOTLIGHT: Courtney Cook
Name: Courtney Cook
High School: Archbishop Hoban High School
College/Grad School: B.A. Kent State University Literature and Composition;
M.F.A. George Mason University Creative Writing
At Gould, I am an English teacher, Fall Drama Co-Director, Winter Rugrats Faculty
Proudest Achievement: Becoming a teacher
Last book I read: Currently working on A Walk In the Woods by Bill Bryson
Movie I would recommend: The Lobster directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
Favorite food: Fresh fruits and vegetables. And cheeseburgers.
One word that describes me: Compassionate
The best advice I ever received: Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle. -Plato
Why Gould? I fell in love with Gould when I visited here for an interview last March. I am inspired daily by the dedication and enthusiasm of our diverse student population and feel at home in our tight, caring community of learners and educators.
The last thing you crossed off your bucket list is Traveling around Andalusia
My interests/hobbies include: Skiing, hiking, camping/backpacking, reading, writing, cooking, swimming
My spirit animal is an Orca