I am a graduate of Newcomerstown High School, the United States Air Force Academy with a BS in Biology, and Kent State University with a MA in Biology. After graduating from the Air Force Academy, I spent 9 1/2 years active duty as a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force before becoming a teacher through the Troops to Teachers program. This is my 20th year at River View High School.
I not only teach science but I am the in charge of the SMART (Students Modeling a Research Topic) Team. I am also help out with the spring musical. I am active at Christ United Methodist Church in Newcomerstown. I volunteer at the Newcomerstown Museums. I enjoy reading, traveling, and spending time with my family and pets.