Haley Gerardi graduated from Swarthmore College with a BA in Biology and Education as well as a member of Sigma Xi, a nationally recognized scientific research society. Haley presented her original research at the American Association of Physics Teachers and the Physics Education Research Community where she discussed findings about student engagement, interest, and effectiveness of an Introductory Physics for Life Science Majors college course. She continues to be an advocate of science literacy and works daily to help students discuss and build informed opinions on science in the media, a skill Miss. Gerardi believes is critical for all members of the modern world. Most of all, as a LFHS alum, she is excited to return for her second year teaching AP, Honors, and General Chemistry at Lake Forest High School.