Greg Bonifay

  1. Name: Greg Bonifay
  2. Position/Building Intervention Specialist/ Stebbins High School
  3. Where are you from? Originally, Pensacola, Florida, Grew up in Miamisburg, Ohio, and currently live in South Charleston
  4. Family/Kids/Pets: married with 4 girls ages 9 - 13
  5. What is your educational background/College/Degree?  Graduated from Wilmington College
  6. What are you currently reading for enjoyment? Winning in Everyday Life
  7. What do you want to be doing in five years? Enjoying my girls and continuing what I am currently doing!
  8. What interests do you pursue outside of the classroom? Athletics, I am currently the Head Football Coach at Stebbins
  9. To what teams and/or clubs did you belong as a student? I played football all through college, and was a member of the big brother big sister group
  10. When did you decide to become a teacher, and why did you choose this field? During high school, my football coach had such an impact on my life that I wanted to do the same for others.
  11. What personal strengths do you find especially helpful in your teaching? I feel I am good at reaching the students, and getting them to remain focused and working toward their goals.
  12. What is your favorite subject to teach? Why? Math, it’s what I feel best suites me
  13. What is your least favorite subject? French
  14. What do you like most about teaching as a career? You get the opportunity to impact young people on a daily basis
  15. What is the most difficult aspect of teaching today? All the distractions outside of the school
  16. What could a visitor to your class expect to see? Students actively engaged in their learning, and collaborating as a group
  17. Who was your favorite teacher and why? Tim Lewis.  He was my football coach as well.  He had a way of teaching us way more than the subjects in the classroom and on the field.
  18. What is your favorite local restaurant? Olive Garden
  19. What is one goal that you plan to accomplish during your adult lifetime? Retire to the BEACH!
  20. Describe your dream vacation. I live it everyday
  21. Who is your hero? I have always looked up to my older brother Dean.  He has accomplished many things, and become very successful despite adversity.
  22. If you could live anywhere, where would it be? Pensacola, Florida
  23. What did you want to be when you were small? Professional Athlete
  24. If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be? Pizza
  25. What are your hobbies?    Coaching and Fishing
  26. If you were a super-hero, what powers would you have? The ability to make people smile
  27. What's your favorite zoo animal? Zebra
  28. What's your favorite fast food chain? Zaxbys
  29. What was your first job? Ice cream scooper
  30. What do you like to do in your spare time? Anything with my girls…..what is spare time?