extra-curricular activities are you in charge of?
I teach co-cirricular marching band, pep band and jazz band as well as various other lessons.
How many years have you been teaching?
I have been teaching for 10 years.
Have you taught
at any other schools? If so, where did you teach and which subject(s) did you
No, I have been at Northwest my entire
Where did you
attend college and which degree(s) do you have?
I attended Ohio University in Athens,
Ohio and have a Bachelor of Music in Music Education.
In high school what activities/sports were you involved in?
I played Basketball and Softball. I was also involved in various other activities such as 4-H, National Honor Society, Destination Imagination, and all aspects of the instrumental music program.
Did you work
prior to becoming a teacher? If so, where, for how long?
Various jobs in the food industry – Skyline Chili, Grocery Store, OU Food Service. I got my first job when I turned 16.
Do you have another job after school or in the summer?
More Band Stuff!
What did you always want to be when growing up?
I knew that I wanted a job in music since junior high.
What do you
enjoy doing in your free time?
I enjoy spending quality time with my family, especially since a lot of my free time is spent at school.
What do you like most about Northwest?
I love the sense of community.
What advice do you want to give to your students?
Always keep working and learning – don’t get stale!
What are your favorite songs?
There are too many to choose!
What is your favorite vacation spot?
Disney with the Band