about your teacher

Mr. Kirkpatrick

Room - Gym

Classes Taught

  • Health and Fitness

Biography

Mr. Kirkpatrick served 11 years in the United States Air Force and US Army Reserve. Married 35 years, his wife has served 25 years for Veteran's Hospital as an RN, while both his daughters have graduated from college with successful careers in nursing and veterinarian technology. Mr. Kirkpatrick has taught martial arts professionally for 30 years developing 7 World Champions and over 650 State Champions and provides classes after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Laurin's gym through Community Education. Along with teaching, he enjoys scuba diving, fishing, and weight lifting. Mr. Livsey, his sixth grade teacher, inspired him to become a teacher by believing in his academic potential. Mr. Kirkpatrick hopes to encourage his students to realize their unique individual gifts and aggressively pursue their unlimited potential. He truly believes that having a positive impact in someone's life is the greatest gift.