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 7th 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 Secretary School, Assistant Tennis Coach, SkillsUSA Culinary Arts Advisor, 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 have one son, Colton (2) and are foster parents to three more kids under four years old. We 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 2017 Advisor of the Year.