Samantha Murch has been named Teacher of the Month for August 2015 by The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools and Rotary Club of Oklahoma City. Samantha has been teaching for five years, four of which have been at Star Spencer High School.
Samantha received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Communication/Theatre from the Western State College of Colorado, and her master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Colorado State University and was recognized as the 2015 Oklahoma City Public Schools Teacher of the Year.
Dedicated to revitalizing the fine arts at Oklahoma City Public Schools, Samantha produced 18 play productions and events in her four years with the district. Samantha also created the first ever Boys’ Soccer program in Star Spencer High School history, coaching the team for three years.
Samantha has been active in the professional development of educators as the Fine Arts Department Chair and also serves as a member of the Leadership and Data Analysis team and the Technology Committee at Star Spencer High School.