I graduated from Cordell High School in
1974. I then graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State
University with a Bachelors Degree in Music Education in 1978 and
a Masters Degree in Education in Music in 1983. I
attended Northeastern State
University to work on Public School Administration.
I received my K-8 Principals Certification in 1993. My
first 20 years in Poteau, I directed band and vocal music and have
spent the last ten years as assistant principal at PKMS.
I am a member of the following professional
Oklahoma Association of Secondary School
Eastern District Band Directors Association
Eastern Oklahoma Band Directors Association
Oklahoma Music Adjudicators Association.
I am active in the Poteau Evening Lions Club,
Oklahoma Lions, and Lions Clubs International as an officer and
presenter. I have presented workshops and seminars in
Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, and at the Lions USA/Canda Forums in
Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, and will be presenting in Saskatoon
, Saskatchewan , Canada this year.