Laura Reece, English Instructor and Department Chair, has been named December's Teacher of the Month at Southeast High. The English Department lost one of its four teachers earlier in the semester, and Mrs. Goforth left big shoes to fill. Mrs. Reece, Mrs. Donna Sprabery, and Principals Keene and Burnham were heavily involved in finding someone to take her place and covering her classes until a replacement could be found. It was a daunting task during the middle of a semester, and the administration chose to recognize Reece due to her efforts during this time. "She was asked to go above and beyond her duties," says Keene, "and she never once told us 'no.' We cannot thank her enough for everything she has done." We are grateful to Mrs. Reece for her hard work and dedication to our students and staff.