Ever since Cassandra Govea was a little girl growing up in Marietta, Ga., she always dreamed of becoming a teacher. This week, 21-year-old Govea will achieve that goal by graduating with a bachelor’s degree in middle grades education with a concentration in mathematics and social studies from the College of Education at Augusta University.
“As I’ve grown, I’ve contemplated teaching different subjects and grades, including English language arts and high school Spanish, but fell in love with the subject of math in my first semester at Augusta University,” Govea said. “I was surrounded by wonderful teachers growing up who always saw the best in me and showed that they cared. As a result, I like to serve others and I want to be able to give back to my community through the service of teaching.” Read the full story here.