I grew up on a farm near Spearville, KS and graduated from Spearville High School in 1985.
I attended Barton County Community College from 1985-87.While there, I also played basketball for the Barton County Lady Cougars!
In 1990, I earned a B.S. in Business Education from Friends University, Wichita, KS. While there, I also played basketball for the Friends University Lady Falcons.
For 3 years, from 1990-1993, I taught Business courses at Wichita Southeast High School. In the fall of 1993 I moved to Dighton, KS.
This is my 25th year as the Business/Computer Teacher for Dighton High School, USD 482.
I am also the District Website Administrator.
My husband Dean and I have 6 beautiful children: Hannah is 23 and graduated summa cum laude, from Fort Hays State University December 2015, with a degree in Animal Science; she is a grad student at K-State and will graduate with a Master’s in Animal Science next year;Benjamin and Leslie, twins,21; graduated summa cum laude, from Seward County Community College/Area Technical School, Spring 2016. Benjamin is currently at Pittsburgh State pursuing a degree in Engineering Technology and Leslie is attending Ottawa University, a senior this year and majoring in Elementary Education, and playing women’s basketball. Jordan, 19, is attending University of Missouri at Columbia, MO, majoring in Physical Therapy and is on the Mizzou Track and Field Team, and I have two fourth graders, Carlie and Lani, 9 who have a strong interest in horses, and are also twins.
In my spare time I like to play piano.