One of the things I love is pushing them through their boundaries of ‘I don’t like to read,’ because my answer is, ‘Doesn’t matter.’
— Marshall Middle School Library Teacher Lanelle Hilling
• Age: 46
• Home: Jeffersonton, Culpeper County
• Work: Library teacher, Marshall Middle School, 2008 to present; library teacher, P.B. Smith Elementary School, 2004-08; full-time Spanish and English-as-second-language teacher, Prince William County Public Schools, 2001-03; part-time reference librarian, Prince William County, 2000-02.
• Education: Master’s degree, library and information science, Catholic University, 2000; bachelor’s degree, political science, Oklahoma Wesleyan University, 1996; Eustis (Fla.) High School, 1991.
• Family: Husband, James, 53; daughter, Nina, 20.
• Hobbies: Reading, flower gardening