INSPIRING. SCIENTIFIC. minds.

An early college high school working in partnership with WSU.




Jennifer Shake

Ms. Shake seriously grew up pursuing a career as a ballet dancer. She came to the University of Utah as a ballet major, but changed her major to biology. Later she worked as a laboratory assistant and teaching aid at the University of Utah.

She went on to complete her Bachelor of Science (Biology) from the University of Utah in 2003. She then worked as a lab manager at the University of California-Irvine doing research in biogeochemistry. Later she returned to Utah to pursue her Master of Arts in Teaching.

In her free time she enjoys reading, cooking, and salsa dancing. She is married and has one beautiful son. They also have a dog, a corn snake (the class pet), and five chickens.

 

What You Should Know!

Name

Jennifer Shake
Science & Biology

Education

BS — University of Utah, Biology
MA — University of Utah, Teaching

Favorite Subject in School

Biology & Ballet

Favorite Food

Chocolate, Sushi & Persian Food

Favorite Vacation Spot

Rome

Personal Motto

“Things are as beautiful as they are rare and difficult.” — Edward Abbey

INSPIRING.
SCIENTIFIC. minds.

An early college high school working in partnership with WSU.