Staff Spotlight image for Sara Koppenhaver.

Staff Spotlight is a way to highlight the great people working at Albion Central School District.

Name and Position: Sara Koppenhaver, Middle School physical education teacher

Hometown: Kenmore, NY

Education: BSEd in Physical Education from SUNY Cortland and a MEd in Adapted Physical Education from the University of Virginia

Why did you want to do this job: I wanted to work in a field where I made an impact and got to pay it forward for the positive experiences that I had during my educational career.

What is your favorite thing about what you do here: Running my Paralympic Sport Day for the 6th graders at the end of the year and getting to educate them on the Paralympics while giving them the experience to try Paralympic sports.

What has been your best memory since you worked at Albion: Having the opportunity to put on the first Albion Softball Strike Out Cancer game in 2022, and helping to raise $800 for the Knights-Kaderli Memorial Fund on a special night where our players and fans got to honor the people in their lives who have been impacted by cancer.

Do you have any advice or an inspirational quote you’d like to share: Work hard, be a good person, and leave things better than you found them.