Mrs. Bekkala has been a part of WMAA since its second year as a Spanish and World Cultures instructor, soccer coach, international travel leader, and head of the foreign languages department.
Before joining WMAA, Mrs. Bekkala studied at Grand Valley State University and the Universidad de Deusto in Spain, where she graduated with high honors, and was invited to be a part of the Spanish National Honors Society. She has also had some incredible opportunities to visit and live in Spain, Belize, Iceland, France, Italy, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Mrs. Bekkala brings her love of travel to WMAA by offering annual international trips to students; this year she will be taking them to Panama.
Mrs. Bekkala feels honored to work alongside a dynamic group of teachers and leaders at WMAA and privileged to be a part of the educational experience of her amazing WMAA students.