I received my Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Baylor University. I moved to Austin in 1999 and began working at Hill Country in 2016. I taught at a charter school in Cedar Park for two years before that.

What is your favorite sport?

What is your favorite hobby or one of your favorite things?
Collecting and ranking Christian music.

What is your favorite food?

Growing up, you hoped to become a…

Other than the Bible, what’s your all-time favorite book?
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

What is an interesting fact about you not many people know, or tell us about one of your significant accomplishments.
I have a collection of presidential Pez dispensers.

If you could meet one historical figure or famous person, who would it be and why?
I would want to meet Daniel (from the OT) to seek his wisdom on how he stayed laser-focused in his dedication to God.

What is your favorite Scripture or quote?
May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing to You, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14

Who has had the greatest influence on your life and why?
My high school journalism teacher, Mrs. Arterbury. She taught me a passion for writing and how to be a great teacher.

What do you believe makes Hill Country distinct, other than the tight-knit community?
God created us to be curious, so we can ask tough questions about life and this world we live in. We have the blessed freedom to dig into God’s word looking for the answers, and we can tie that effort into all subjects.

What do you love about teaching at Hill Country?
I love the relationships that I’ve built with families over the years. Siblings can be so different, but the love and support showered down on us by these families make this a very special place.