Nicki taught for 20 years at Chireno Elementary before retiring from public education. She currently completed a little over a year teaching Adult Education in Jasper. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from East Texas State (now A&M) and a Master of Education degree from the University of North Florida. Nicki is excited about being "back home" again in Nacogdoches and so looking forward to this new chapter! She cannot wait to meet her students and begin this exciting journey! She enjoys gardening, outdoors, reading, her many pets, and her family, including three beautiful granddaughters.