Each month the CRSD Snippets will highlight one of our dedicated employees. We will randomly draw a name so that every employee in the district has the opportunity to be recognized for his or her unique and essential role in providing a quality education in our rural environment. This month, we are pleased to present Rylee Ownbey.
Name: Rylee Ownbey
Birthday: July 5th
Role in the CRSD: Elementary and Special Education School Teacher
Primary Campus: Kenny Lake School
Where else have you taught? Morgan School, Hutchinson, KS
Where are you originally from? Kansas
Favorite Book/Author/TV Show: East of Eden; Downton Abbey
Favorite Music Genre: Singer-songwriter
Favorite Place in Alaska: Kenny Lake, it’s my home
Favorite Place Outside of Alaska: My parents’ house
Hobbies: Reading, running, and music
Favorite Aspect of Teaching: Every year is a new challenge; the kids are the best.
One Interesting Thing About You That Might Be Surprising: I played soccer in college.
Favorite Beverage: Coffee
Favorite Snack: Fruit
In One Sentence, What Advice Do You Have for Students? No matter what you’re facing, how easy or difficult it may be, do your best.
Mrs. Ownbey started working in the Copper River School District in 2011. Send Mrs. Ownbey an email, buy her a piece of fresh fruit or take her a cup of hot tea to let her know how much we appreciate her serving students and families in the CRSD.