David Keck has taught Spanish at Leigh for the past 25 years and is currently serving as the Department Head of Modern Languages. He has taught all levels of Spanish and is currently teaching Spanish 3,4,AP Spanish Culture and Language and AP Spanish Literature. He has a Master's Degree in Spanish Literature. He published a historical novel based on his Master's Thesis about the conquest of Mexico by the Spanish Conquistador, Hernan Cortez and the Aztec Culture and oral traditions, "La Venganza de Quetzalcoatl." Mr. Keck has travelled extensively to learn the culture of the Spanish speaking countries and seek out the most internationally accepted form of the language he teaches. He began his teaching career in Mazatlán, Mexico in 1991. He has also been to Spain, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Chile.