Cheryl Sunderland- PE & Health Teacher

About This Hero

Cheryl Sunderland is a health literacy hero. She is the PE & Health Department Head Instructor at Jamestown High School, Jamestown, ND. She leads CERT (Community Emergency Response Training) in the spring coordinating with police, fire, and ambulance services as she teaches our students how to prepare and act during emergency situations which prepares our students for the future. Our Drama students do the make-up for the injuries that are created to look realistic. She teaches sex education coordinating with the Central Valley Health unit as they teach students to be responsible adults so they can recognize and protect themselves from STD’s. She coordinates with the High School Librarian where every student researches accurate information and does a class presentation of a disease or syndrome Cheryl started a dance class where students learn traditional dances and incorporates them as a healthy lifelong activity. Cheryl has reached thousands of students and touches the future.

Hero’s Affiliation

Jamestown High School.

Contact Name

Kathryn Burkle

Contact Email

Kathryn.Burkle@K12.nd.us