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Principal's Bio


Family:  I am married to Brian Austin, a college professor at Carson-Newman University.  We have two grown sons - David and Seth.  David and his wife Kournti live in the Nashville area.  Seth lives in Huntsville, Alabama.  We also have two cats, Pete and Kate.  They both love treats and naps.

Education:  I have attended and graduated from Samford University, the University of Louisville, and the University of Tennessee.

Career:  I began my teaching career in Louisville, Kentucky in 1982.  Since that time I have been privileged to teach children in grades Pre-K - 4th grade.  Since moving to Jefferson County, Tennessee I have taught Kindergarten at Piedmont Elementary, served as Assistant Principal and Principal at Dandridge Elementary and helped to open Mt. Horeb Elementary.  

Spare Time:  In my spare time I love to spend time with my family, read, work in my yard and garden.  I also love to watch baseball and soccer!