2nd grade teacher
I went to undergraduate school at The University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma where I received my Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education & minored in Spanish. I played basketball as a Lady Drover as well. I was active in the Spanish Club (HASA) & Student Senate.
I went to graduate school at The University of Oklahoma. Boomer Sooner! I received my Masters Degree in School Counseling.
I attended high school at Waurika. I was active in basketball, track, was the Yearbook sports editor, & was class secretary.
Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education from USAO
Minor in Spanish from USAO
Masters of Education in School Counseling from OU
Extra Masters hours from OU
I’ve attended many counseling workshops & testing seminars from when I was the Building Test Coordinator.
This is my 17th year at Marlow Public Schools.
I began teaching in 2000. I taught 4th grade for one year and I taught 5th grade for 5 years. I have been at Marlow for 17 years. This is my 23rd year as an educator!
Dad & me
Grandma & me
Mom & me, sister & meMe & Bo at the Big XII Championship
My fiance’ is Bo Hall. He has worked at Goodyear for over 25 years. We live in Duncan.
My Dad is Dale Bates & my Mom is Gayla Keeter. They both live in Waurika.
I have one sister, Ashley.
My Grandma is Judy Bates. She also lives in Waurika.
I have 4 hairy children: Breckyn (passed away July 3rd, 2019), Teddy, Jobey (passed away December 11th, 2020), & Maddie..
THERE ARE DIFFERENT SECTIONS OF MY PROFILE. THE SECTIONS ARE LISTED DIRECTLY ABOVE. PLEASE GO THROUGH EACH ONE FOR DIFFERENT INFORMATION!!
ME WITH GRANDMA. I WAS BELLE IN A CHRISTMAS PARADE.
AT MEDIEVAL TIMES WITH GRANDMA
THIS IS MY FIANCE, BO.
BIG XII CHAMPIONSHIP
ME & BO AT A MARLOW FOOTBALL GAME
ME & BO AT THE BEDLAM GAME IN NORMAN
BO & ME AT THE DALLAS COWBOYS V.I.P. TOUR
OU BASKETBALL GAME OU BASKETBALL GAME
MY 4 HAIRY CHILDREN
JOBEY FLOATING IN OUR POOL
SISTER & ME AT HER BACHELORETTE DINNER
SISTER & ME AT OU FOOTBALL GAME
BO, JOSH, ME, & SISTER AT OU FOOTBALL GAME
ME & SISTER IN LUBBOCK
ME & DAD AT LA FIESTA
COUSIN SELINA FROM KENTUCKY
ME (BELLE), AMBER (ARIEL – BO’S DAUGHTER), MEGAN (QUEEN OF HEARTS – BO’S DAUGHTER), & LACEY (REPUNZEL – BO’S FUTURE DAUGHTER-IN-LAW) ON HALLOWEEN
*Drink – Water & coffee
*Food - Veggies (I've been a vegetarian for over 26 years), Mexican food, & Italian food
*Sport - OU football, Cleveland Browns, & UFC
*Movie - The Mummy, All’s Faire in Love, Harry Potter movies, Safe Haven, Armageddon, Ever After, Emma, Pride & Prejudice (A&E version), The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, When A Stranger Calls, Halloween H2O, Joy Ride, Scream, & Snowglobe (I love scary movies & Christmas movies)
*Book – Safe Haven, Harry Potter books, Where the Red Fern Grows, Pride & Prejudice
*Holiday - Christmas
*T.V. Shows - Game of Thrones, Ozark, This is Us, Downton Abbey, The Walking Dead, Master Chef, True Blood, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Friday Night Lights, Felicity, Men In Trees, Ghost Adventures, Grimm, Conan O’Brien, The Bachelor / Bachelorette, American Idol, Cobra Kai, Merlin
*Animal - monkey & dog
*Color - pink
*Hobby - reading, traveling, floating in my pool, & shopping