Patrick Donovan

How long have you been a teacher? This is my 9th year. Why do you like Ames High? Great staff and a great learning atmosphere. What science classes are you teaching this year? Physics at the High School and 7th and 8th grade science at the Middle School. What activities were you involved in when you were in high school? Football, Golf, FLA, Math Team Where did you go to college? Iowa State University Why did you decide to become a teacher? Loved helping others learn about science, science allows you to do so much and can help you in a lot of ways. How many students do you have this year? approximately 168 If you were a tropical animal, which would you be? Parrot, would love to fly What’s the weirdest animal you’ve ever eaten? Alligator tail or Conch fritters What did you eat for breakfast? Cereal Do you have a twitter account? Yes, @donovan_science What popular TV shows do you watch? NCIS, Mythbusters, Big Bang Theory and anything football related What are you afraid of? Heights and small spaces What’s your favorite holiday? St. Patrick’s Day Anything else you’d like to say? Glad to be at Ames.