PE teacher reflects on career path
Lind-Ritzville’s touts great mentors
Last updated 5/9/2023 at 9:28am
RITZVILLE – After graduating from Western Washington University a few years ago, Joseph Roach completed his student teaching in Cashmere.
The 25-year-old didn’t plan to leave.
But teacher Karin Blomquist — one of many mentors he credits with encouraging him on his journey — suggested he apply to Lind-Ritzville High School.
Her encouragement led Roach to put his hat in the ring.
As a result, Lind-Ritzville High School gained a new, energetic physical education/health teacher last fall.
From Roach’s birthplace in White Sands, N.M., his family moved to the Quincy and Wenatchee are...