My name is Gary Coyan and I have been teaching for nine years. I started my teaching career in Reno, Nevada but was lured to the Olympic Peninsula by the climate, beautiful scenery and the wonderful local food. I am passionate about teaching art, horticulture and foods. I am especially interested in linking the school with the community and exploring the world of local food systems. My hope is to inspire students to live a full life beyond the walls of Chimacum High School and enjoy the good things in life, great food, the arts and music.