Teresa Shook

Class of 1930, Pioneer
Inducted 2014
Teresa E. Shook, or “Shookie” to the Foxcroft community, graduated from Foxcroft in 1930 and returned to the school shortly after her graduation as a member of the faculty. She taught at Foxcroft from 1932-67. She was head of the athletic program, director of riding, basketball coach and director of the military drill program.

Shookie was a standout basketball player for Foxcroft, helping the School to a perfect record in her three years as a starting forward. 

The Teresa E. Shook Award was initiated in her honor in 1967 and is given each year “to the girl who has shown skill in performing a sport and has made and outstanding contribution to the spirit of good sportsmanship.”
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