Meet  Dixie Walsh is Social Studies (Geography) - 9th Grade Teacher and has been with American Heritage for 20 years!!

Name: Dixie Walsh

Subject and Grade Level Taught: Social Studies (Geography) - 9th Grade

Years at AHS: 20

Most memorable experience at AHS: "Under the Tent" ceremony to celebrate the heroes of Flight 93 (9/11/2001) and remember the sacrifice of all who died.

Favorite Hobbies outside of School: University of Miami football games - Go Canes!!

Any notable achievements outside of school?: Worked hard, raised kind and productive children, and have been rewarded with 6 outstanding grandchildren.

Children's name & grade (if applicable) and/or when they graduated from AHS? Michele (Chele) Kathrin (Kat) Theresa (Reese)

Favorite Quote: “Life is one grand, sweet song - so start the music (Ronald Reagan)

Something that might surprise us about you?: I was an NFL cheerleader for the Kansas City Chiefs.

Other Comments: Daughter of a true American hero who spent nearly 4 years as a Japanese Prisoner of War in camp Fukuoka #17 near Nagasaki.