Balfour Publishing, Houston
Number of years teaching
7 years teaching; 25 years as a yearbook representative
Most unusual item in/on your desk?
Joan Jett Barbie Doll
Favorite deadline snack?
Snyder’s butter pretzels
Nicknames your students have given you?
Superpower you’d want as a rep?
Personal catchphrase or motto?
What is the reason you love journalism?
It has been my passion since I was 15 years old and on the yearbook staff at Alief Hastings HS
Advice for other Advisers
Everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle of some sort. Publications students are the best students!
What is the most important element to a successful program?
A dedicated teacher with a supportive principal
Describe your favorite lesson to teach.
Caption writing! I have a picture from my high school yearbook of our Student Council presenting a time capsule to the Principal. The caption tells the who, what, when, and why but, unfortunately, not the WHERE! To this day, no one knows where it is buried on the campus!