B’lane Daly is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University where she majored in Cognitive Science. She tutored Calculus I & II and Introductory Chemistry through JHU’s Office of Multicultural Affairs. She also volunteered as a tutor at an elementary school through a student-run organization called HopKids, and she has been a dancer with the VIVAZ Dance Co for the past 4 years. B’Lane is also a member of the National Collegiate Honor Society and has been placed on the Dean’s List for three consecutive years. Throughout her time at Hopkins, she was extremely involved in student groups and Residential Life. She helped students build a positive, safe space on campus - one where they felt comfortable sharing their struggles and ideas and learning about eachother’s backgrounds. B’Lane also served as President of the Caribbean Cultural Society and served on the Undergraduate Council for the DMV Caribbean Students’ Association. She is very proud of her Caribbean heritage and loves sharing it with others. She also loves learning about other cultures.
Lorry Brooks has been a teacher for 48 years. She graduated from State College at Boston with a major in biology. She lived in Alaska for 45 years, where she raised her family. In Alaska she taught junior high and high school math and science. She was a member of the National Ski Patrol and was a ski and snowboarding instructor for her students. Lorry coached track and field and cross country running for both junior high and high school. Living in Hawaii is a dream come true.
Dorothea Sanford is our remarkable and wonderful third-grade teacher. Ms. Sanford taught third grade and ESE in Florida for 15 years. Ms. Sanford also teaches cheerleading.