Claudia Mayner Greenwood is a teacher who credits her former teachers at Chagrin Falls High School for much of her success. The former CFHS newspaper editor and Prom Queen is Associate Professor of English, Emeritus at Kent State University, Ashtabula Campus, where she has taught for more than 30 years. Dr. Greenwood earned her Ph.D. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1986. She was a finalist for the Distinguished Teacher Award at Kent State in 1994 and for the Outstanding Teacher Award in 1993. Among her many publications and professional activities is Go For It! A Handbook for Women Returning to College, published in 1999. Public poetry readings are also among her current endeavors.