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Twenty-Five Years of Service

Willowridge Teacher

My educational career began teaching at Willowridge HS in 1989.  In the 1997-1998 school year, my tenth year of teaching I was selected by my colleagues to represent Willowridge HS as teacher of the year and was named a finalist for Secondary Teacher of the Year for Fort Bend ISD.  While at Willowridge, I was a worker bee.  I coached cheerleaders, co-sponsored FBLA, seniors, worked on prom committee, coronation committee, homecoming committee, and project graduation.  I enjoyed being an Eagle and upholding students to the Willowridge tradition of class and character. My favorite time at Willowridge was during my tenure as Cheerleader Coach.  Along with my JV Coach, we worked with girls who became spirited vibrant women who are changemakers in their chosen professions today!    

Kempner High School Assistant Principal - Cougars

Elkins High School, Associate Principal - Knights

Bush High School, Principal - Broncos

Marshall High School, Principal - Buffalos

McAuliffe Middle School, Principal - Hawks




Campuses in which I had the opportunity to work in a different capacity:

Dulles HS - Teacher Summer School

Clements HS - Summer School Principal 

Hightower HS -  Band Booster for daughter Chelsea.  Chelsea graduated in 2008 with honors.  Went to THE Ohio State University; received the Buckeye Award Scholarship and the Minority Student Scholarship.  Chelsea graduated in 2012 and is presently in her fourth year teaching at Yes Prep in Spring Branch ISD. 

Bush HS -  My son Drew is presently a senior and will graduate this June!

Sartartia MS -  Chelsea attended

Baines MS - Parent for son Drew

Settler's Way Elementary - Parent for son Drew

Hunter's Glen Elementary - Parent for son Drew








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