I received my Bachelor of General Studies in Communication Sciences and Disorders and my Master of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Kansas. Before joining the staff at Hill Country in 2021, I worked as a speech-language pathologist in home health and clinical settings, specializing in autism, childhood apraxia of speech, specific language impairments, and phonological disorders. I have one current Hill Country student, Class of 2029.

What is your favorite sport?
Gymnastics, basketball, football, track and field, volleyball… all of them!

What is your favorite hobby or one of your favorite things?
Spending time with my husband and four kids, reading, working out, cooking, and watching movies

What is your favorite food?
I’m a foodie, but if I had to choose… pizza, all Mexican food, desserts (especially chocolate)

Growing up, you hoped to become a…

Other than the Bible, what’s your all-time favorite book?
Tricky, but I think I’d say Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

What is an interesting fact about you?
I competed in track and field in college, including pole vault, hurdles, and sprints.

If you could meet one historical figure or famous person, who would it be and why?
Corrie ten Boom because of her courage and ability to forgive by the grace of God.

What is your favorite Scripture or quote?
The Lord your God is in your midst, A victorious warrior. He will exult over you with joy, He will be quiet in His love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy. Zephaniah 3:17

What do you believe makes Hill Country distinct, other than the tight-knit community?
The love of Jesus that is communicated through word, deed, and song to the students each week.

What do you love about teaching at Hill Country?
I love that I can openly pray with students and discuss biblical truths when God presents an opportunity.