After the loss of her youngest daughter, Ms.Mercer decided she needed to find a way to fill a void, so she dusted off her old teaching certificate, left her then-career, and headed into the classroom.
She's taught for six years at Sam Houston Middle School. Her inventive, hands-on teaching style ensures her students understand the real-world applications that an education can provide.
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