Sandra Soucy, a native of Connecticut, received her B.A. in history from the University of Connecticut and her M.Ed. from St. Joseph College (now the University of St. Joseph) in West Hartford. She has been teaching social studies at Norwich Free Academy since 2004. Sandra and her husband, Denis, recently became residents of Norwich, after raising their family in Marlborough, CT. Before becoming a teacher, Sandra worked for many years as an independent real estate title searcher, and was a member and president of the Marlborough Historical Society. Last summer, Sandra was among 60 teachers nationwide, to be selected to attend the Supreme Court Summer Institute in Washington, D.C., co-sponsored by Street Law, Inc. and the Supreme Court Historical Society. Sandra has also served as a judge in the annual Connecticut History Day program for 6-12 grade students.