Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Richard Foster
Mr. Foster’s Background
I grew up in South Florida.
Moved to Atlanta where I attended High School.
I played football, Middle linebacker and I made the All-North Atlanta football team at linebacker.
I was on the school wrestling team that won the State Championship, I won 4th in state.
I joined the Army and went to Intelligence training, I became an Intelligence Analyst. In three year I attained the rank of sergeant.
I was also on the Army pistol team and won a gold medal for the Duel competition and two bronze medals for team competition.
I graduated from the University of Florida in Broadcast Production.
I was the WUFT-TV student Crew chief, and I directed the news, and directed TV shows.
I moved to Lexington, Kentucky and worked at WKYT-TV where I was a Producer/Director. I directed the news, commercials, and University of Kentucky Basketball and Football games. I was married in Lexington to my beautiful wife Pamela, we have two lovely daughters, Rachael and Meredith, my wife and two daughters are also teachers here in Marion County. This past summer I became a grandfather to a beautiful baby girl.
I moved to Florida to get away from the cold weather in Lexington, I worked at WOGX – TV here in Ocala as the head of Creative Services, I then moved into sales. I also worked at WCJB – TV in sales and I had my own production company.
I joined the Marion County School system in 1996 , I have been at North Marion High School for 20years teaching Television Production and Digital Production.