Patrick Bechtel




    Bachelor of Arts in English (writing)                                                                             May 2007

    Moravian College, Bethlehem PA

    GPA: 3.0678    


    Iím currently getting my teaching certification in middle school English from Moravian

    College. I will be certified in May of 2012.


    Award: The Andrew S. and Justine Lanshe Polaha Memorial Award to a student whose

    special effort has been an example to the school community


    Iíve had field experiences in Mrs. Kelleherís 4th grade class at Hanover Elementary, in Mrs.

    Shiveís 8th grade math class at Northeast Middle School, and in Mrs. Piripavelís Special

    Education class at Liberty High School. Iím currently completing my pre-student teaching in

    Ms. Fiskeís 9th grade English class at Liberty High School.


Work Experience

    Blue Ridge Communications TV 13    Lehighton, Pa.

        Master control                                                          December of 2007 to September of 2011


    The Bethlehem Press    Bethlehem, Pa.

        Writer/photographer                                                       February of 2007 to January of 2009 


    Times News    Slatington, Pa.

        Correspondent                                                                       May of 2007 to January of 2011


    Northern Valley Gazette    Slatington, Pa.

        Writer/photographer                                                                   November of 2007 to present



    The Bethlehem Press    Bethlehem, Pa.

        Writer/photographer                                                                       June of 06 to January of 07


    Hobbies: Play bass guitar, ski, paint, and write

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