Mrs. Pam Zarontonello
Fifth Grade Teacher
Mrs. Z, as she is called, was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. Family Information: Husband--Joe. Children: Aran-married to Samantha--1st grandchildren--Devynn (adorable), Jared who will marry Sarah Labor Day weekend, Elizabeth- Senior at Bethlehem. Education: High School--Marian Catholic. College-Bachelor-St. Thomas Univ. -- Houston, TX. Masters--Spalding University, Louisville. Number of years teaching: 30 years, 26 at St. Joseph School. Certified K-8. Awards: Teacher of the year-CEF. Volunteer of the Year--Nelson County Youth Soccer Association. Interests/hobbies: Gardening, piano, art. Favorite Sport: Soccer & swimming. Favorite animal: My dog Chewy. Favorite color: Changes almost every day. Favorite TV show: So You Think You Can Dance. Favorite trip: Hawaii--for my son's wedding. What you like to do on a snow day: Relax & read. Favorite childhood memory: Flying to California--Disneyland to visit my Great Aunts. Facts about you: I lived in Dublin, Ireland for a year. What you like best about teaching: Being able to talk about and share my Catholic Faith with my students. Someone who was a positive influence: My husband--he always supports me and encourages me. He helps so many people in Haiti and in his retreat business.