Faculty Fridays Spotlight: Mary Kosednar

December 1st, 2023

In this series, we’re highlighting Selwyn’s faculty and staff. In the classroom, we know our faculty are dynamic and engaged educators with subject matter expertise and an insatiable curiosity to learn. But what are they like out of the classroom? Find out!
 Faculty Friday Spotlight:
Mary Kosednar | Head of Upper School | Upper School English
How many years have you been in education?
What’s your favorite class or project to teach?
It always changes! In recent years, I’ve enjoyed teaching rhetoric with English 3. In past years, I always loved making crepes with French A.
What’s the best book you’ve read this year?
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
What’s your guilty pleasure?
The McDonald’s sausage McMuffin with egg for breakfast.
What’s a fun fact about you?
I was in the Super Bowl XIX halftime show. The Dolphins played the 49ers. Yes, I’m that old.
What’s a hobby you enjoy outside of school?
I’m relearning to play the piano!
What do you love most about Selwyn?
I love Selwyn’s willingness to evolve.
What tip or advice would you give to students?
The advice I’d give to students is the same advice I gave to my children every time they left the house: be smart, be safe, and have fun.
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