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: The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyers, The Dutch House by Ann Patchett, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson, Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson (re-read), Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik, The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien, and Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut.
Likes: coffee, flowers, memes, dark chocolate (any chocolate), and Grumpy Cat.
Dislikes: bugs, pencils, comic sans, and decaf coffee.