Phone: 217-532-2841


Degrees and Certifications:

BS Chemistry Education - Greenville University

Mr. Donald E. Cruse III

Born and raised in Pocahontas, IL. This Chemistry Educator has been involved with the Hillsboro School district throughout all levels of his education. Donald competed against Hilltoppers in football, basketball, and scholar bowl during his youth. After high school, Donald completed the chemistry education degree program at Greenville University, and during his last year of schooling, he completed a ten day mini-student teaching period at Hillsboro High School. Working with Mr. Crowder, Donald realized that Hillsboro was the place for him. His teaching career began in the year of 2018. Donald hopes to make chemistry fun and exciting for his students. He wants to change the perception of chemistry classes.

College Awards: Greenville University's School of Education "Excellence in Education" Award. Greenville University's Chemistry Department's Senior Chemistry Award.

Here is my online Planbook! Class Code is "Cruse"

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