Shannon Reel is a 5th-grade teacher at St. Agnes Catholic School. She graduated from the University of Kansas and previously taught four years in the Shawnee Mission School District. This is her ninth year at St. Agnes. Mrs. Reel and her family are parishioners of St. Agnes Catholic Church. She has one child still attending St. Agnes Catholic School, one attending Bishop Miege High School, and two are in college. She considers it a privilege to continue her career in a setting that values her Catholic beliefs.