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Falcon Spotlight - Wallace Henderson

Wallace Henderson

Wallace Henderson, 2013

  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics
  • DSC employee since 1992 

Degrees and schools where awarded: M.S. in Mathematics, University of Central Florida; B.A. in Mathematics, University of Central Florida; A.A., Daytona State College

Career/Professional honors:  Magic 107.7 Teacher of the Day; Cambridge Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals in the Field of Education & Research; TRIO Excellence in Instruction Award; Academic Support Center Certificate of Recognition; Daytona State College Certificate of Appreciation for Excellence in Tutoring; Daytona State College Distinguished Achievement in Communications.

Outside interests: Traveling within the United States 

What did you do prior to joining Daytona State College?  I was a manager/customer service representative at The Castaways Beach Resort.

What professional projects are you working on right now? Writing a mathematics book. 

What has been the most rewarding thing about your Daytona State College experience? Seeing my students succeed in their endeavors.

What is one goal you still hope to achieve in your career?  To become a full professor. 

In life? To start a tutoring business that focuses on mathematics.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever gotten?  In all you do give thanks to God. 

One thing people are surprised to find out about me is:  Mathematics was my worst subject during my freshman year in college.

Last book read:  Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. 

If they could bottle your personality what would the label read? Meticulous.

If you could have a dinner party and invite any four people, dead or alive, the guest list would be: Parents, sisters, brother and Jesus.

The Daytona State of Mind to memeans the end of hopelessness and the beginning of dreams coming to fruition.

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