Social Studies Teacher
1984 Bloomfield High School
1988 University of Missouri-Columbia
2009 Norwich University, Vermont
B.S. Intergrated Pest Management
Master’s Military History
Certificate for creating college course on the Civil War in Missouri-2007 Norwich University
From 1985 to 1988 U.S. Army, and Missouri National Guard
From 1989 to 1999 I worked for USDA-APHIS-PPQ as a supervisor compliance officer, and Entomologist in Miami,Fl., Fort Lauderdale, Fl., Georgia, and Tupelo, Mississippi.
From 2000 to present I have taught at Sikeston Public Schools
I have been married for 27 years, and we have three wonderful children. Our two sons and daughter attends SEMO
I have two pets, an African Grey parrot named Stonewall, and a cat that I call Shadow (its follows me everywhere in the yard.
If you ask anyone in the Sikeston area that knows me they will tell you “I eat,drink, sleep, and live for history”.
I have published two books titled “Struggle for Sikeston” and “Tennessee Blitz”
I have several hobbies, I have been reenacting for over 30 years, with a role as an extra in “God’s and General’s, and “Many Faces of War”. I love building models, and going to international competitions with my models. I love to fish and hunt, hunting for gemstones, and precious metals, and my newist hobby is flintknapping.