Allen Faculty Member since 2001
- B.S. in Elementary Education, East Central University in Ada, OK
What do you love about Allen? Allen Academy is so much more than a school or an institution of learning. It is a place where educating students goes beyond the classroom and where everyone feels like family.
Other hats you wear or have worn at Allen or previous schools:
- Member of the Continuing Character Education (CCE) Committee
- Campus Safety Committee
- Head of School Search Committee
- Calendar Committee
- 1st grade teacher (Oklahoma)
- 4th grade teacher (Oklahoma)
What are you passionate about? Spending time with my family and teaching.
Interesting Facts about you:
- I was part of a team that worked at an orphanage in Ukraine in June 2011 and June 2013.
- I’ve been dog-sledding at the top of Punchbowl Glacier in Alaska.
- I enjoy offshore fishing.
- I faced my fears and went parasailing in Jamaica
Favorite book? Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
Favorite quote? “Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” Proverbs
What causes are close to your heart? Program for Humanitarian Aid (PHA) – helping orphans in Ukraine