I obtained my BA in Psychology and Social Work from Warner University in 2005. I earned my MS in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University in 2009.
How long have you worked at GSSM?
I joined GSSM in February of 2021.
What is the best thing about working at GSSM?
The best thing about working at GSSM is the people. The students, staff, administration, and faculty make the school feel like a community for those who learn and work here. I also greatly appreciate the holistic focus on the student including their intellect, physical, and psychological wellbeing.
What is your perfect pizza?
My perfect pizza has white sauce, spinach, chicken and feta with a parmesan and herb crust.
Who is your favorite band/musical artist?
I love music and could never pick just one. Some of my favorite artist include Nichole Nordeman, Chris Tomlin, Lauren Daigle, Martina McBride, Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett, and Brett Young.
Who inspires you and why?
My parents inspire me because they taught me to live with integrity, to work hard and to care for others. They modeled this in my childhood and continue to live this presently.
What's the best thing about Hartsville?
Hartsville has so many wonderful services, activities, businesses, and opportunities. It is a small town with a lot to offer.
What quotation tells us the most about you?
One Hundred Years from now it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money was in my bank account nor what my clothes looked like. But the world may be a better place because I was important in the life of a child. (excerpt from "Within My Power" by Forest Witcraft)
If you could invite any historical figure to dinner, who would it be, and why?
I would like to meet Mother Teresa to hear about her life experiences. I would also love to hear her wisdom and life lessons learned from helping others.