What is your hometown?
Born in Fairfield, but raised in Terre Haute, IN
How long have you been teaching?
I have been the Social Worker for FCHS for almost 4 years, but I worked in Indianapolis as a Social Worker for a mental health clinic for almost 8 years.
What/who inspired you to be a social worker?
I would never have admitted it when I was younger, but I think my parents were the biggest influence on my decision to be a social worker. My mom showed me the importance of love, tolerance, empathy, and acceptance. My dad showed me the importance of perseverance and being an advocate for others.
What is your favorite quote?
"If you love people, you have no time to judge them." Mother Teresa
"Be the change you wish to see in the world." Gandhi
What do you do when you arenít teaching?
I spend quality time with my family, read, and watch television.