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Celebrating Career Tech Education September Career of the Month September is School Attendance Awareness Month The Firebirds Opened the 2017 Football Season with the Traditional Fairmont vs. Alter Game The 2017-18 Marching Firebirds are 271-Musicians Strong! We are currently enrolling new students for the 2017-18 School year. Please call 937-499-1700. Kettering Fairmont High School We are the FIREBIRDS! The Fairmont Marching Firebirds are 280-Students Strong! Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds Fairmont's USB Donated $10,000 to the Kettering Veteran's and Inventors Walk and Attended the Park's Dedication Firebird Football Kettering Bus Drivers Log more than 600,000 Route Miles a Year Kettering has Once Again Been Named a 'Best Communities for Music Education' Fairmont Park, Home of Firebird Soccer, Field Hockey and Lacrosse Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student Veteran's Day Program 2016 at Oakview Elementary School
Celebrating Career Tech Education September Career of the Month September is School Attendance Awareness Month The Firebirds Opened the 2017 Football Season with the Traditional Fairmont vs. Alter Game The 2017-18 Marching Firebirds are 271-Musicians Strong! We are currently enrolling new students for the 2017-18 School year. Please call 937-499-1700. Kettering Fairmont High School We are the FIREBIRDS! The Fairmont Marching Firebirds are 280-Students Strong! Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds Fairmont's USB Donated $10,000 to the Kettering Veteran's and Inventors Walk and Attended the Park's Dedication Firebird Football Kettering Bus Drivers Log more than 600,000 Route Miles a Year Kettering has Once Again Been Named a 'Best Communities for Music Education' Fairmont Park, Home of Firebird Soccer, Field Hockey and Lacrosse Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student Veteran's Day Program 2016 at Oakview Elementary School
Mr. Kappel's Background

 
Personal Info:
I am married to a fellow Kettering Schools teacher, who teaches at Beavertown Elementary (Mrs. Kappel).  We have three kids, Ricky (age 7), Lucas (age 4), and Chloe (age 1).  I enjoy outdoor activities and sports.
 
Education:

*Master’s of Science in Biological Sciences (Area of emphasis Conservation Biology/Ecology) from Bowling Green State University: My Master's Thesis research was on the endangered Grey Bat.  My research was highlighted on a tv show called Game Warden: Wildlife Journal.  Here is a link to the episode: http://goo.gl/sBo3dE

*Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Science from Bowling Green State University

*Teaching Certificate in the state of Ohio for Biology and General Science

 

Work Experiences:

I have taught Environmental Science, Integrated Science, and Biology here at Fairmont High School for 13 years (2 years at Elida HS and 1 year at Northridge HS).  I wrote the curriculum and created the environmental science class.  Before becoming a teacher, I worked for the department of natural resources in Georgia doing wildlife surveys and bat research.  In college, I worked for BGSU's recycling center and at a boy scout summer camp in Tennessee as the climbing, caving, and whitewater rafting director.

 

 

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