When I completed my first 5K, a bagpipe player ran up to the fence and played Chariots of Fire. It was just the best. 


Meeting Amy Grant


Meeting Texas Rangers pitcher Akinori Otsuka


With friends and family at the Texas Teacher of the Year Banquet

Rangers RTOY photo

With Region X and Region XI Teachers of the Year


Receiving declarations at the Texas state capitol

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Throwing out the first pitch at a Texas Rangers game

Dallas Stars night

Receiving the HUMMER Hero award at a Dallas Stars game

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Meeting Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison in Washington, D.C.

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Receiving Young Alumna of the Year for Texas Wesleyan University, with help from two of my 6th grade students

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Sitting beside President George W. Bush for dinner