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Michael graduated from Brigham Young University and has a degree in business with an emphasis in organizational behavior. This will be Michael’s third year teaching 3rd grade at Foothills Elementary. His favorite pastimes include being with his grandchildren and family, playing tennis, flying kites, building model airplanes, collecting coins, reading and keeping freshwater fish aquariums (he currently has one 75 gallon aquarium, two 55 gallon aquariums, two 20 gallon breeder tanks and two 10 gallon aquariums.) Growing up, Michael took a great liking to history. He will read or watch programs that have anything to do with World War II or The Beatles. His favorite books include, Too Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkien, Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen and My Side of the Mountain, by Jean Craighead George. When Michael was in Elementary School he would read anything written by Beverly Cleary and still uses her books in the classroom. His favorite food is spaghetti with meat sauce, especially from Carrabba’s Italian Grill.