Humans of Sacred Heart – Mr. David Olson

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Humans -- Mr.Olson
What did you do prior to coming to work at Convent of the Sacred Heart?
“I majored in several things in college. I started out as Chemistry major, then got a degree in Journalism. However, I later got two more degrees in mathematics and in computer science. Prior to teaching mathematics, I worked doing computer statistical programming for the University of Wisconsin Medical School.”
Why did you choose to pursue a career in mathematics?
“I wanted to teach, preferably at a private school. My wife and I also wanted to move from Wisconsin to be closer to our children who live in Portland, Maine.”
What is your favorite way to spend your free time?
“My wife and I like the theatre a lot. I especially love Les Misérables and am very sad I didn’t get to see the performance here. I have seen the show elsewhere quite a few times. I am also working on writing a book of poetry in my free time.”
Photo by Alana Galloway, Content Editor
The King Street Chronicle thanks Upper School Math and Computer Science Teacher Mr. David Olson for his contributions to “Humans of Sacred Heart.”
– Compiled by Alana Galloway, Content Editor and Alexandra Dimitri, Managing Editor