Classes: JH U.S. History; AK History/Contemporary Arctic Issues; Jesus Christ / God’s Revelation to the World; JH Language Arts Essentials
Born and raised in sunny southern California, I graduated from Santa Margarita Catholic High School in 2008. I went on to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in both U.S. History and Art History at the University of California, Irvine. Following my passion for history, I enrolled at California State University, Fullerton and received a Master of Arts in Public History. After earning my M.A., I moved to Anchorage to join my husband in experiencing the “Last Frontier.”
This will be my first year teaching at Lumen Christi Catholic High School. Growing up in a family of educators, education has much to do with who I am as a person. While teaching at Lumen Christi, I hope to inspire my students to find new ways to make education exciting. All students are blessed with individual talents, and I will strive to help them harness those talents during these formative years. I expect rigorous effort, diligent preparation, as well as a sense of humor from both my students, and myself while learning in the classroom.
When I have spare time, I enjoy swimming or curling up in a comfortable chair with a good book. If given the chance, I will hop on a plane to California to soak in the rays of sunshine, spend time at the beach, and visit with my beloved family. I am a huge lover of animals and relish spending time at the Alaska Zoo or at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. My husband and I currently care for our own animal, our adopted puppy, Trigg. We enjoy hiking, camping, and fishing as a family.
I look forward to an exciting and successful year with my new students!