Okay, so my freshman year I take science with THEN Ms. Metcalf. Fail cause I dont pay attention. Take the course again the next year and pass with flying colors.
Well Mrs. Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger is now part of NASA (imagine that)….check this out.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
Houston, Texas 77058
Dorothy M. Metcalf-Lindenburger
DOROTHY M. METCALF-LINDENBURGER.
NASA ASTRONAUT CANDIDATE (EDUCATOR MISSION SPECIALIST)
PERSONAL DATA: Born on May 2, 1975 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, but considers Fort Collins, Colorado her hometown. Married Jason Metcalf-Lindenburger of Pendelton, Oregon, in 2000. Her parents are Joyce and Keith Metcalf, who reside in Fort Collins, Colorado. Dorothy enjoys running (has completed 8 marathons including Boston in 2004), hiking, drawing, singing, and playing music.
Fort Collins High School, Fort Collins, Colorado.
B.A., Geology, Whitman College, Washington, 1997 (graduated with honors in her major and cum laude).
ORGANIZATIONS: Phi Beta Kappa, National Education Association.
SPECIAL HONORS: 1999 Outstanding Teacher Preparation Candidate at Central Washington University, 1996 GSA Field Camp Award, Whitman College Awards: Leed’s Geology Award and Order of the Waiilaptu, 1995-1996 NAIA Academic All-American in Cross Country and Track, 1996 NAIA Conference Champion in the 10K.
EXPERIENCE: Five years of teaching earth science and astronomy at Hudson’s Bay High School in Vancouver, Washington. Three years of coaching cross-country at the high school level, and two years of coaching Science Olympiad. Undergraduate research with the KECK Consortium for two summers: 1995 in Wyoming mapping the last glaciations of Russell Creek, and 1996 mapping and determining the petrology of the rocks in the Wet Mountain region of Colorado. Both research positions led to publications.
NASA EXPERIENCE: Selected by NASA in May 2004, and currently undergoing training. Astronaut Candidate Training includes orientation briefings and tours, numerous scientific and technical briefings, intensive instruction in Shuttle and International Space Station systems, physiological training, T-38 flight training, and water and wilderness survival training. Successful completion of this initial training will qualify her for various technical assignments within the Astronaut Office.
Now if this aint some shit, then i dont know what is!