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Denise Labieniec

Denise Labieniec
Director of Studies, Science

Years in Teaching: 17

Year Appointed at Winsor: 1995

Education: B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.A. Boston University

Winsor courses/levels taught: Physics, Honors Physics and Astronomy

Other Winsor activities: Physics Club advisor

What three words would girls use to describe your teaching style? Energetic, patient, visual.

How would you describe your relationships with students? Open.

Do you have a favorite lesson or project to teach? Playing with air rockets outside.

What do you love about teaching? Getting kids excited about physics.

What’s the best thing about teaching at Winsor? The students and faculty.

Is there a lasting lesson you hope girls take from your classes? That the world can be demystified and they can figure out how and why things work the way that they do!

Favorite Winsor tradition? Graduation

Personal passions/hobbies: My son, Nicolo, and the New York Yankees.

Favorite Poet: T.S. Eliot

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