I was born and raised in St. George. I graduated from St. George High school. I furthered my education by going to the University of South Carolina earning a BAIS degree in Early Childhood Education. I also have a master's degree in Teaching and Learning. I have been teaching for 32 years at St. George Elementary and Williams Memorial Elementary. I have taught first, second and third grades in the past and I am currently teaching RTI. I have been married to Randy Patrick for 32 years. We have 2 sons-Caleb and Seth Patrick.