Degrees and Certifications:
Degrees: Texas A&M University-Kingsville, 2003 - BA Texas A&M University-Kingsville, 2014 - MBA Certification: English Language Arts & Reading (8-12)
“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift and that’s why it’s called the present…”
Rebecca West currently teaches English I, English I Pre-AP, and Journalism. Her other roles include: UIL Journalism coach; Advisor for The Voice; Class sponsor for the class of 2018; campus GT representative; Relay Recess campus representative; and AHS site-based committee member.
Mrs. West is in her fourth year teaching, all of which have been for Santa Gertrudis School District. She graduated from Texas A&M University- Kingsville in 2003 with a BA and received her MBA from TAMUK in 2014. Prior to joining the SGISD family, Mrs. West worked as a Grant Writer at TAMUK and also the Executive Director for the Boys and Girls Club of Kingsville.
Mrs. West was inspired to teach because she has always loved children and wanted to be able to have a positive impact on the lives of young people in her community. Outside of school, West enjoys spending time with her husband, Rick, as well as her three children (Carly, Maggie, and George). In her free time, she also enjoys jogging and photography.