I attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education. In continuing my education I have also received the level one Orff-Schulwerk Certification from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and have taken classes in Dalcroze Eurhythmics from Colorado State University. I am currently completing my Master’s Degree in Music Education from North Dakota State University. I teach K-4 Elementary Music, 5-12 Band, and 5-12 Choir. I also serve as junior high class sponsor, head One-Act coach, and assistant Speech coach. I am married to my amazing husband David, who is an accountant at Dana F. Cole in Ogallala. We have a Lab-German Shepherd cross names Roxie who is full of energy and keeps us very busy.