B.A. History, Fort Hays State University
M.S. Gifted Education, Fort Hays State University
My entire teaching career has been devoted to U.S.D. 407. I previously taught social studies and gifted education at Ruppenthal Middle School. Then I taught U.S. History, American Government, Economics, World Geography, and Sociology at Russell High School.I have previously sponsored Key Club and Scholars' Bowl. I have previously coached softball, volleyball and basketball. I usually attend professional workshops in the summer to enhance my social studies expertise. Currently I am teaching 6th and 7th grade Social Studies at Ruppenthal Middle School. I am also the assistant volleyball coach at Ruppenthal Middle School.
I am happily married to my husband, Kent, and we have two beautiful daughters. We also have two wonderful sons-in-law and two adorable granddaughters.
I belong to Saint Mary, Queen of Angels Catholic Church and serve as a church organist. I enjoy watching sports and have competed in several 5K races in the past six years. My activities include music, dancing, attending concerts, and managing rental property. I teach a water aerobics class and enjoy participating in Zumba, Spin, and other fitness classes. I cherish the time I get to spend with my family and friends.