Wawasee High School’s Schumm Retires After 41 Years

An open house to celebrate Pam Schumm’s 41 years of teaching at Wawasee High School will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the high school.  
She graduated from Michigan State University in 1974 with a bachelor’s of science, and earned her master’s of education in 1978.
Schumm taught honors biology, biology I and II, life science, introduction to chemistry and physics and human genetics and bioethical decision-making. Schumm coached boys swimming, volleyball and cheerleading and was freshman class sponsor, Scrabble Club advisor and summer swim instructor.
She has announced various sporting events at Wawasee and helped announce at the state-level boy’s and girl’s swim meets, according to a provided press release.
Schumm received several awards, including the Syracuse-Wawasee Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Educator Professional award, and was selected for the Outstanding Teacher Award and the Academic Impact Award numerous times by students. In 2012, she was selected by Indiana University for the Armstrong Teacher Educator Award. Schumm was honored to be selected by McGraw Hill Publishing Co. as an advisor and contributor for biology textbooks, the release states.

(Story By The Times Union)