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Ruby Tuesday Incorporated

Suzanne Hughes switched to teaching, never looked back

What follows is Suzanne Hughes' story. She is in her 15th year as a teacher and currently a member of the science department and the coach of the Allied Soccer and Allied Softball teams.

Like many of us in this area, Suzanne is a transplant, having been born and raised north of the Mason-Dixon Line in Pennsylvania. She graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics and Developmental Biology.

Grad school beckoned but was put on hold for a while. Instead, she worked in the restaurant industry for several years. She had worked her way up to becoming a general manager for the Ruby Tuesday chain and that's what brought her to the Old...