Former Miss Mississippi Int'l Country Gospel Music Association, ICGMA Gold Cross Duo of the Year with daughter Bree, ICGMA Hall of Fame 1997. Former schoolteacher with both BS and Masters Degrees with Highest Honors, taught devotionals at the Christian Country Music Association Convention 1996 in Nashville and at the Branson-based Country Gospel Music Association Convention in Brinkley, Arkansas. Taught Bible studies over AM and FM radio stations in Mississippi and wrote numerous inspirational articles for area newspapers as well as edited 2 books, "Placebo" and "Demons An Eyewitness Account" for international author, speaker Dr. Howard O. Pittman. Several hundred thousand of these books have been distributed worldwide and they are presently in their 12th printing. Currently serve as a community columnist for the Hattiesburg American, a Gannett newspaper publication with distribution throughout South MS, as well as online publication.