About Me

Hello my name is Erika Smith and I am a health and physical education teacher.  I have been teaching for 14 years and this is my 13th year at Rippon. I graduated from Virginia State University with a degree in Health and Physical Education K-12.  I graduated from CD Hylton High School, in Woodbridge, VA.  I have a heavy interest in sports and my favorite sport is basketball.  I also coach travel basketball 16uEYBL Girls for Team Takeover. My goal is for all of my students to learn and be excited about physical education.  I hope you enjoy my class and carry a lifetime commitment to staying active and healthy.

 Some of my favorite things:

Favorite Basketball Teams: L.A. Lakers

Favorite Sport: Basketball

Favorite Basketball Player: Kobe Bryant

Favorite Food: French Fries

Favorite Vacation Place: Dominican Republic and Italy

Favorite Animal: Monkey

Favorite Colors: Orange,Red, and Black

Favorite Number: #22