Felice Wahlberg has been an educator at Fort Knox High School (FKHS) at Fort Knox, Ky. since 1979 and is very proud to say that she is also an alumnus of Fort Knox High School, Class of 1975.

Wahlberg graduated from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Va., in 1979 with a Bachelor of Art degree in history and a certificate to teach grades 7-12. She earned her Master of Art degree in Secondary Education and a Rank I in Secondary Counseling through Western Kentucky University, in Bowling Green, Ky.

Wahlberg has worked in various capacities at Fort Knox High School. She began her career as a teacher's aide and full-time substitute and was also a counselor for grades 9 and 10 for four years. But her true love was being in the classroom and she has taught social studies for 31 years. Wahlberg has primarily taught Advanced Placement (AP) United States History, United States History and United States Government. In addition, she has taught AVID and College Entrance Prep.

While teaching at Fort Knox High School, Wahlberg has been involved in numerous activities. She coached cheerleading for ten years and had the first high school coed team in the state of Kentucky in 1986. After cheerleading, she coached the dance team for 14 years and her teams regularly qualified for national competitions. In addition, Wahlberg has been a senior class sponsor, assistant play director, academic team advisor, Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) advisor, and she is the current advisor for Fort Knox High School Chapter of the National Honor Society.

Wahlberg loves teaching at FKHS and feels a special bond with her students because she grew up as an "army brat." She maintains correspondence with students long after graduation and has attended college graduations, weddings, and baby showers for many of her former students. Wahlberg believes that teaching is a lifelong commitment that doesn't end with high school graduation. She feels that teaching is one of the most important professions because of the impact teachers can make in the lives of students.

Felice Wahlberg AVID Teacher
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