I am a lifelong resident of Florala. I attended W. S. Harlan Elementary School as a child. I am a 1996 graduate of Florala High School. Go Wildcats! I attended Auburn University, LBW, Wallace Community College, and completed my Bachelor's in Elementary Education from the University of Phoenix. I began my career at W. S. Harlan as a bus driver in 2004. After 10 years, I followed my passion for teaching and have been an educator ever since.