Meet educator Cade Colburn. He will now be teaching 9th grade English and will also be an assistant basketball coach at Checotah.
Colburn is a 2009 Checotah High School graduate and has his B.A. from NSU, M.A. from MBTS and M. Ed from SEOSU. He formerly taught at Lincoln Christian and has six years of teaching experience under his belt.
“Two teachers inspired me to also teach. They were Chester Ramsey and Keith Cox. These incredibly kind men cared deeply for their students and planted the seeds to produce productive citizens. I also love helping my students understand their work and reach their potential.
“Personally, I love basketball, tennis and pickleball. I also love to travel and visit National Parks with my family.”
Colburn is married to his wife Paige. They have two children, a 2-yearold daughter named Edith and a 4-monthold son named Hollis.