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 24th 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 22 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;Benjamin and Leslie, twins,20; graduated summa cum laude, from Seward County Community College/Area Technical School, Spring 2016. Benjamin is currently at Pittsburgh State pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Leslie is attending Ottawa University working toward an Elementary Education degree and playing women’s basketball. Jordan, 18, is a Senior here at Dighton and I have two third graders, Carlie and Lani, 8, who are also twins.
In my spare time I like to play piano.