Name: Melissa (Eckenfels) Schoenbachler '99
Subject: Psychology and Health
Years at Mercy: I have completed 10 years. I just started on my 11th.
Grade School: St. Raphael
Hobbies: Running, Hiking, Kayaking, Volleyball, Camping, and Cooking.
Favorite Movie: Empire Records
Favorite Song/Artist: Michael Buble
Favorite Lunch at Mercy: Panini and Salad Bar
Favorite Memory as a Mercy Student:
At senior mass, standing in the Circle of Mercy. It was amazing to be part of something so special. I knew that night would be my graduation and I would be leaving my home of four years. I also knew that Mercy would always be home and I would have to find my way back. My hopes were to share the same Mercy experience I had in high school with future students
Favorite Aspect of Teaching:
Challenging the students to push past their own perceived potential. I also love it when students let down their guard and show their true self.
Favorite Mercy Tradition:
Hall greetings! It is impossible to walk down the hall without a warm greeting. I have found this to be true as a student and throughout my years teaching at Mercy.
Wish for Our Students:
My wish for our students is that they remain confident. I want our students to always be themselves and know that no one else could do it better. I wish that they always see their real beauty.