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Mrs. Brukelle Banks
Brukelle Banks is a math teacher at Hazelwood East HS. She has been teaching for six years. She attended Hazelwood East HS and graduated in 2008. While being a student at HEHS, she was a member of National Honors Society, Peer Leaders, Student Council, FBLA, Spanish Club, President of Senior Class Club, Mu Alpha Theta, Captain of the volleyball team, and Captain of the swim team. Although she was very active in her school community, she still made time to maintain her grade point average. In doing so, she landed a full academic scholarship to Alabama A&M University in Normal, AL. She attended AAMU for four years. She was a member of the Greater St. Louis Club, TruDef Dance Team, SGA, Class Clubs, and Sigma Tau Epsilon Professional Fraternity Inc. Rho Chapter. Brukelle received a Bachelor’s of Science in Mathematics concentration in Secondary Education. After graduating, Brukelle returned to her alma mater to teach mathematics. She attended Missouri Baptist University to receive her Master’s of Arts in Teaching in 2014. She also began coaching volleyball, swimming, and soccer. She was also a sponsor for Junior Class Club, Elite Empowerment, and Elevate East. She is married to Darnell Banks since April 2016. They have two daughters Celeste and Aubrelle. Brukelle just finished her Masters of Business Administration at Missouri Baptist University in May 2019.