- Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry, Texas Tech University
- M.Ed., Teaching, Emporia State University
- B.S., Chemistry, Lubbock Christian University
How long have you worked at GSSM?
This is my second year at GSSM.
How long have you worked in academia?
This is my eighth year in academia.
Tell us what you love about working at GSSM?
The students and their willingness to try new things and reach beyond their comfort zones to learn.
Are you a member of any professional organizations?
The American Chemical Society
Please list and describe any personal information you’d like to share?
I have 2 cats (Edgar and George), 1 dog (Bailey), and two wonderful goddaughters.
Give us a Twitter-style short bio about yourself.
Anglophile, TV watcher, avid couch potato.
What would your students be surprised to learn about you?
I was raised by my wonderful grandmother (Memaw) and sometimes act like I’m way older than I am.
What is your perfect pizza?
Pepperoni and mushroom
What is the best thing about Hartsville?
It has a great community feel for a small town.
Who (living or deceased) would be invited to your fantasy dinner party?
My grandparents and parents.
What is your favorite quote?
"How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these."--George Washington Carver