Judy has been a teaching since 1988 and joined Grace Community School in 1992 as elementary music teacher, fourth grade teacher, and is currently the fifth grade humanities teacher. Judy received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Texas at Tyler and her master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia. Judy and her husband, Jeff, have a daughter, Erin, who graduated from Grace Community. Judy attends Grace Community Church and she has been a member of Tyler Morning Toastmasters since 1996.