I graduated from Hill City High School (South Dakota) in 1993. My high school holds it’s graduation ceremony at Mt. Rushmore, and we are the only high school that has Smokey the Bear as our official school mascot.
I attended and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1998 with a Bachelors Degrees in Secondary Education-Social Sciences.
I earned my Masters Degree in Educational Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2012.
My wife, Alexis, and I have been married for 20 years. We met in college at Nebraska. We have one daughter, Bethany, who is 10 years old and is in 5th grade. She is active in soccer, softball and has started playing the Clarinet in her school’s band. She attends St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic school near our home in Wichita.