Q. Where did you go to college?

A. University of Illinois at Springfield/Southern Illinois University/Eastern Illinois University


Q. Where did you grow up?

A. I lived in rural Nokomis area/Christian County


Q. What made you want to be a teacher?

A. I knew for certain that I wanted to teach while being around students when I was a secretary at NHS.  But prior to that while working for the Department of Agriculture ASCS, I trained temporary help.  I enjoyed helping them learn their job. 


Q. How many years have you been teaching? 

A. 18 years


Q. What did you study in college?

A. English/composition, instructional technology, and educational leadership/administration


Q. If you had a million dollars, what would you spend it on?

A. Solve world hunger??  Or in this economy, buy a tank of gas to get to school??   Seriously, pay bills, travel more with my family, and buy even more materials/incentives for my classroom and students :-)


Q. What was the fashion trend when you were in high school? 

A. The 70s--fringed bell bottoms, long straight hair, peace signs and tie dye


Q. What's your favorite sport?

A. Summer baseball--nothing like sports in the spring.  (Go Cardinals!)

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