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Veteran Embraces Passion for Science Education



by Andy Goodell

After proudly serving his country in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Navy Reserves for several years, Spencer Gibson is pursuing his dream of teaching science to young people.

Gibson, of St. Petersburg, Florida, is working toward a Master of Arts in Teaching Science Education with a science endorsement from the University of Iowa College of Education and is one of 20 students in the program as of the fall semester of 2016. He served on active duty from 2004 to 2009 in Norfolk, Virginia, then served in the U.S. Navy Reserves from 2010 through 2013 in Fort Des Moines.

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