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Donna Simms

Donna Simms (NC '97)


At the time of the Award, Donna Simms was:

Assistant Principal,Curriculum & Instruction
Ralph L. Fike High School
Wilson, NC

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Biographical Information

Prior to becoming assistant principal for instructional services this year at Ralph L. Fike Senior High School in Wilson, Donna Simms was a science teacher for 20 years, covering the waterfront of science instruction, from chemistry, physics, and biology, to earth and environmental science and physical science. Among her best-known innovations has been the Simms Science Show, in which she presents science demonstrations in the guise of a magic show, using chemicals to create eye-popping explosions and later explaining the science behind the trick. Ms. Simms also developed a Writing for Fun and Learning unit, which combines science with creative writing and performing arts projects.

Additional Information


1976 Atlantic Christian College, B.A.