Mr. J Chronister is the US history and AP history teacher at Heavener. I recently interviewed him. Here our his answers.
How many years have you been teaching?
This is my 28th year of teaching.
When and where did you graduate from college?
I graduated from the University of Oklahoma, class of 1989.
Why did you decide to teach history?
It’s the only thing I knew anything about.
When and why did you decide to become a teacher?
I was a sophomore in college, and teaching is part of my family tradition.
What is your favorite lunch in the cafeteria?
It’s a tie between frito chili pie / stew and grilled cheese.
What do you enjoy doing when you aren’t teaching?
Not a thing.
What’s the best part about your job?
I get to see a lot of people I like everyday.