At BVU since 1999
B.S., Wichita State University
M.S., University of Kansas
Ph.D., University of South Dakota
Research into Music Education Curriculum at all Iowa colleges and Universities preparing students for Iowa teaching certification.
Women of Excellence Award- City of Sioux City (1997)-nominated by East High School, SC
Music Educator of the Year (2008) by Iowa High School Music Association
Outstanding Teacher- Morningside Service Organizations (1994)
Outstanding Young Teacher Award- Woodbury Central Schools-1978
Lead and Assistant Faculty Advisor for BVU European Art Experience Tours in 2001, 2002 Three Concert Tours with BVU Concert Choir to Paris/London, 2003; Germany, Austria- 2006; and Italy- 2009.
Reading Gardening Cooking Sewing
Enjoy physical exercise. Daily biking. Have directed, conducted or had leads in 22 musical comedy productions at collegiate, high school and community theater levels.