I attended St. Mary School through eighth grade and DHS through 11th grade. I finished high school at Armijo Joint Union High School in Fairfield, California. I attended
the University of Maryland (Far East Division) for my freshman year of college. I attended DC the last three years of college earning a BS degree in Education. Although I taught in both Napoleon and Continental, I found my home when I began teaching at St. Mary Catholic School. I've taught first, second, and third grades in my forty year tenure in Catholic schools in Defiance.