Gena was born and raised in Montana and has been teaching at Arapahoe Ridge since 2003. Gena is a mountain person. She loves to downhill ski, mountain bike, hike and camp in the beautiful Colorado wilderness. Joining in all these fun activities is her husband, Rich, two children, Ryan and Abby, and their yellow lab, Finley. Gena is also a bookworm and passing on her love of reading to her students is one of her main goals in life.
Favorite color: Sage green
Favorite food: Mexican
Advice to students: Reading is the gateway to any place you want to go-it is one of the most valuable skills you will ever learn.