Howdy! I am a Rhetoric School English teacher at Brazos Christian. I also advise the School Life Team and the TAPPS Academics Team. I graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in English and a minor in History. My certification is in English Language Arts & Reading grades 8-12. I am currently working on a Masters in Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Literacy Studies from UT Arlington.
My hometown is Virginia Beach, Virginia, but I’ve lived in Bryan/College Station for the past 16 years. My husband Neal and I have two kids: Rachel is a senior at CSHS and Mikey is a junior at BCS. We attend Grace Bible Church (Anderson campus) where I am involved in the worship ministry.
Hobbies & Interests: reading, writing, poetry, movies, music, fandoms, and pop culture.
Favorite books/series: The Little Prince by Antoine Saint-Exupéry, The Stormlight Archive by Brandon Sanderson, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, and everything by Jane Austen.
Current and recent reads: World War Z by Max Brooks, Book Love: Developing Depth, Stamina, and Passion in Adolescent Readers by by Penny Kittle, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness, The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore, The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, and Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition by Buddy Levy.
Likes: coffee, flowers, memes, dark chocolate (any chocolate), and Grumpy Cat.
Dislikes: bugs, pencils, comic sans, and decaf coffee.