Back row: Evan Morris, Sarah Meier, Bryan Morris, Whitney Threinen, Sam Oudekerk, Paige Winslow, Scott Esser Front row: Viki Sigler, Holly Rolandson, Courtney Matzek, Amanda Johnson, Maison Kasper. Kneeling Ashley Lindahl and Sara Bailey. Photo by Gretta Becay
Holly Rolandson will be teaching special education. She has been teaching special ed at Triton High School for the last 15 years. Prior to that, she taught elementary school in North Dakota. "I love being able to help students, especially those who struggle academically," Rolandson said. " I get to be their biggest supporter and voice, when they need one."
Rolandson said she enjoys following her students in their sports. In other free time, she enjoys reading, sewing and crafts.
Rolandson's husband, Chad Rolandson teaches physical education at Byron High School.
The Rolandsons have three sons. The oldest, Austin attends North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND. Brandon is a tenth grader and Dylan is in the eighth grade.
Bryan Morris is teaching third through fifth grade special education. After graduating from Crookston Central High School, he followed up with Moorhead State University, then with St. Mary's University to earn a Masters in Education. He is licensed emotional/bahavioral disorders and special learning disabilities and has been teaching for 13 years.
Morris said he loves getting kids to believe in themselves.
When he isn't working, Morris said he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids. He is the proud father of three and said he is fortunate to have a wife he has looked up to for 14 years.
Evan Morris graduated from Byron High School in 2011, then went on to graduate from Winona State University before going to Grand Marais, where he taught special education at Cook County High School this past school year. He will now be teaching middle school special education in Byron.
Read the rest of the story in the print edition of the Byron Review.