Crowville High School, Crowville, Louisiana; 2003
The University of Louisiana at Monroe; 2008
The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Houston; 2010
B.A. Secondary Education (Social Studies 7-12)
A.A.S. Culinary Arts
I am currently the Culinary Arts Instructor. This is my 6th year in education; all years at Livingston HS. I also serve as the Lead Advisor for the LHS Student Council, Advisor to the TASC District 17 Historian School, SkillsUSA Culinary Arts Advisor, and coordinate the Texas Skills USA District 7 Culinary Arts competition and Culinary Arts Quiz Bowl contest and am the Technical Chair for the Texas Skills USA Culinary Arts Quiz Bowl Championships.
I have extensive leadership training and was the Program Director and Challenge Course manager at Cho-Yeh Camp and Conference Center, Inc. in Livingston, prior to teaching. I also managed MyPlace Eatery for two years prior to joining the LHS staff.
I have been married to my wife, Leslie, since March 21, 2009. We are foster parents to three kids under four years old and have a Dauschaund name Bella and a cat named Snickers.
The Assistant Tennis Coach
The Student Council Advisor
A foster parent
A committee member for the Miss Polk County Scholarship Pageant
The LHS Humanitarian of the Year for 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, and 2016-17.
The Texas Association of Student Councils District 7 Advisor of the Year.