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LANG ARTS: English 11 (200013), LANG ARTS: English 12 (200017)


High School Diploma: St. James High School in Montgomery, Alabama. 

College Degree: Auburn University Montgomery, Secondary Education/Language Arts.

Master of Liberal Arts: AUM, all graduate classes completed except thesis


Teen Years: cut grass,  YMCA soccer referee, Vacation Bible School helper at Ridgecrest Baptist, summer camp counselor at Wynlakes Country Club, courtesy clerk at Bruno's, Southern Homes and Gardens in-store help, Royal Ambassador camp counselor at Shocco Springs in Talledega, Alabama 

College Years: youth director at Faith Presbyterian Church, 1997-2001; student aid for the Technology Resource Center at AUM, 1997-2001;  resident assistant for Housing and Residence Life at AUM; helper at an automotive shop; lab technician at Golden Animal Hospital; assistant coach for cross country and track at St. James High School

After College: Spring of 2002, teacher at Sanford Middle School in Beauregard, AL; spring of 2002, helped with track and girls basketball in Beauregard; summer of 2002 car salesman at Toyota of Roswell; spring of 2003 teacher at Tallassee High School, helped with track in Tallassee; started teaching at Wetumpka High School in fall of 2003; Children's Minister from 2004-2006 at Thelma Baptist Church in Wetumpka; mission trips to Mexico and to the Czech Republic; soccer coach at Wetumpka High School from 2003 until 2007; started refereeing soccer in 2008.  American Youth Soccer Organization coach for fall of 2012.  Capitol City Streaks soccer coach for fall of 2014, spring 2015, and fall 2015.


I married Misty Searcy on March 18, 2006.  My wife and I adopted a female border collie/lab mix from the Montgomery Humane Society in August of 2009.  We adopted a male German Shepherd in fall of 2011.  Our border collie/lab mix is a certified therapy dog through Therapy Dogs Inc.  Our German Shepherd received his AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy certification in the summer of 2012.