Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Meet the Parsons Pirates....
Mary-Katherine Arias 1st grade teacher
Birthday: May 24
I love the color blue! I collect antique books and globes. My favorite Sonic drink is Coke Zero with vanilla and cream. I love all mexican food and bbq. My favorite movie is Alice in Wonderland. My favorite places to shop are Amazon, Target, and Barnes and Nobles. I love Rosa's and Rudy's. I really am not fond of potato chips and Pepsi.
Amanda George PPCD teacher
Birthday: June 8th
My favorite color is baby pink! I like to collect cute tiny animal trinkets from thrift stores. My favorite sonic drink is a Vanilla Coke. My favorite food is spaghetti and anything salty like pickles, chips and beef jerky. I love to look at fashion magazines. I love shopping at target and eating at Dion’s (I used to work there!). I hate sweet pickles and I don’t really like sweets/chocolate. But I do love cheesecake.
Karen Barnett-Administrative Asst./Secretary
Birthday: Dec. 1st
Favorite Colors:Blues, Blacks,Browns
I collect: crosses, anything DALLAS COWBOYS, Willow Tree Angels, Scentsy and...I LOVE GIFT CARDS!
Sonic Drink: Dr.Pepper or Peach sweet tea
Favorite Foods: Steak, pizza, mexican, chinese, cupcakes!
Favorite books: Bible, anything Christian
Favorite places to shop: Mardel's, Hobby Lobby, WalMart, Dallas Cowboys Pro Shop
Favorite restaurant: Texas Roadhouse, Chick fil A, Panda Express, Orlando's
Lillie Speck, Speech and Language Pathologist
Birthday: Dec. 2
My favorite color would be gold! I collect different types of elephants that can be displayed in my classroom/home. My favorite sonic drink is vanilla cream Dr. Pepper. I love eating Mexican food or Chinese! I love shopping at Target, Hobby Lobby, Amazon, and did I mention Target! My favorite restaurants are Anna's, Caprock, and Chic-fil-A! I don't like any kind of nut/peanut butter!
Kathryn D Kovar Kindergarten
Birthday: May 10
I love the color purple and teal. I collect rustic metal and country decor for my house. I love Diet Coke or Diet Dr. Pepper. I love Roadhouse, Orlando's and Rosa's. I love to shop at Lane Bryant and Hobby Lobby.
LeAnn Wauson Prekindergarten Teacher
Birthday: March 16th
I have taught pre-k for LISD for 11 years and 10 of those years have been here at Parsons! Some of my favorite colors are turquoise and pink. I collect crosses and craft supplies. My favorite Sonic drink is a Coke Zero with Lemon. My favorite foods are BBQ and tacos. Some of the books I like to read are by the author Becky Thompson and Sherlock Holmes books. I absolutely love to shop and when I do I love Target, Catos, and Kohls. When my family goes out to eat, we love to go to Texas Roadhouse or to Albarrans.
Bonnie Nixon Kindergarten teacher
Birthday: Dec 03
I like all the colors, don't really have a favorite. I enjoy lemonade with blackberry added from Sonic and Cheesecake Factory is my "go to" place for a wonderful meal. I don't shop much because it would just be something else I would have to dust.
Dionne McCowen - Attendance Clerk/Registrar
Birthday: May 3rd
I am married w/ 4 kids. My favorite pastime is spending time with my family. I enjoy collecting black & white cows, crosses & Christian fiction books. I also enjoy most sports, eating chips & salsa (most Mexican food), or Pepsi, Dr Pepper or Coke.
Donna Weaver 2nd grade teacher
Birthday: April 24
colors-blue/purple Sonic drink-Dr.Pepper Like candles, magnets, Christmas ornaments, children's books Like Reeses PB cups, doritos, any desert Like to go to movies, read, shop at Target/Walmart. I don’t like floral scents.
Stacey Hensley-Instructional Coach
Birthday: November 2
Red is my favorite color. Turquoise comes in 2nd. I love history and visiting antique stores to look at old postcards and quilts. When I travel I collect magnets. I also like to collect quotes! My favorite drink is a diet coke with cherry. Chips and salsa is my go-to snack. In my free-time, I love to watch my kids play sports or just hang out with them in general. Photography is a side hobby. I love to read any historical book and study the Bible. I am not a fan of 100+ degree days.
Birthday: November 12
I love to collect crosses, Halloween, Fall, and Christmas items. My favorite Sonic drink is Water with Mango and Lemon. I love to eat Mexican food, pizza, and Chicken Spaghetti. I love to read books such as Joyce Meyers, Beth Moore, and others like that. I lie to shop at WalMart, Mardels, and Target. Rosa's and Burger King are two of my favorite fast food places to eat. I do not like the smell of pine or lavendar.
Elizabeth Martin 4th grade Teacher
Favorite Color - teal, yellow, black, white
Collections - Office supplies (markers, colored pens, expos) - Disney, butterflies
Sonic Drink - sweet tea or vanilla coke with cream
Books - I love books - mysteries are my favorite ( Alex Cross or Agatha Christie)
Places to Shop - Khols, Micheals, Joanns, Hobby Lobby
Restaurant - Sonic, Taco Villa, Wendy's, Chick-fil-A
David Gray Pre-K
Birthday: April 12th
Color: red, Sonic: sweet green tea, Food: steak and chips and salsa, Books: not really :-(, Places to shop: Academy Sports, Restaurant: Picantes. I don’t really like raisins.
Kendra Manriquez, TA
Birthday: January 6th
I like the color Red, Pandas and different anime collections, favorite drink is strawberry sprite and strawberry sweet tea, foods are Mexican or Chinese , I read comics, I shop at hot topic box lunch and Walmart, my favorites are Olive Garden Chick-fil-A Taco Villa and China Star.
Rebecca Picon Teaching Assistant
Birthday: October 22
My favorite colors are blue and black. I like sweet tea to drink and love to eat Mexican food and bar-b-que. I love to read romantic novels, especially Danielle Steel.
Lisa Scott School Counselor
Birthday: April 29th
My likes: Teal
Willow Tree Figurines, Crosses,
Water with Raspberry and Lemon
All Food but Seafood
Books- no thank you
Target, Walmart, JcPenny, Kohls
Any Restaurant but Seafood
seafood, licorice candy
April Valdez Pre-K Inclusion
Birthday: December 28th
Hello my name is April. My favorite color is neon green. I LOVE Dr. Pepper, Mexican food, Reese’s pieces and Big Red.. I LOVE to shop at Target and Bath and Body Works.I really don’t like Pepsi and perfumes.
Jennifer Bownds - 2nd Grade Math Teacher
Birthday: July 15
My favorite color is pink. I do not collect anything. My favorite sonic drink is a vanilla Dr. Pepper. I love Mexican food and I love white chocolate mocha coffee.
Laura Trevino TA SEBSS
Birthday: October 28
My favorite color is purple, I collect cute cats, and crosses. I like baking and working in the yard. I like to read but have not read anything new in a while. I like to go to Hobby Lobby or Target to shop. I like Powerade and 1/2 sweet tea @ Sonic. I like trying new restaurants, but nothing raw. I enjoy honey roasted peanuts, limon chips and chocolate. Sushi is the only thing I can think of that I don’t like.
Michelle Wolfe TA SPED
Birthday: April 11th
Color is green, drink is Diet Vanilla Coke, Target, Ulta, Boutiques, KK's, Mexican food, Razoo's, Chuy's, and Salt Grass.
Donna Watson-Library Clerk
Birthday: February 16
My favorite color is purple. I also like turquoise and yellow. I don't really collect anything, but I enjoy cookbooks, cool pens and notepads. My favorite Sonic drinks are Cranberry Lemon Water and Diet Dr Pepper. My current favorite foods are low carb snacks such as nuts and cheese. I like shopping at Hobby Lobby and love any Mexican food.
Kylie Garza 5th Grade ELAR
Birthday: June 7th
Here are a few of my favorite things so you can know me a little bit better. I love the color yellow, I love to collect coffee mugs specific to holidays My favorite Sonic drink is a Dr. Pepper with raspberry and cream. I could eat italian and mexican food all day every day. My favorite author is Stephen King. I'll never say "no" to a Target, Barnes & Noble, American Eagle, Starbucks, or Chipotle run. I am not a big fan of sweets, but will still eat chocolate. I don't like trail mix or hot chips (Hot Cheetos, Takis, or anything like that).
Daphne Masson Kindergarten Teacher
Birthday: Feb 1
My favorite color is all shades of pink. Sonic drinks I enjoy are: strawberry-lemon fruit slush, cherry coke, and cherry limeade. My favorite foods to snack on are: sweet and salty trail mixes, caramel candies, and taffy. I like to collect purses and coin bags along with crazy socks. I love all things Texas Tech and love shopping at Red Raider Outfitter. One of my favorite restaurants is Red Lobster. I don’t really like coffee.
Katie Duffy PreK
Birthday: August 25th
I like ALL colors! Mostly brights, jewel tones and black. I collect hearts and shop at Barnes & Noble, TJ Maxx, Costco and resale shops. I do not do Sonic drinks. I only drink water and my organic tea. I eat clean which means no fast food, no sugar, lots of organic fruits and vegetables. The only restaurants I will eat at are: Chipotle, Panera and Craft House. I love to go to movies with my family. My passion is yoga, meditation and reading. I don’t really like soft drinks, wheat, sugar, fast food.
Andrew Dover PE Assistant
I’m an alumni of LCU here in Lubbock so Blue would have to be my favorite color. My favorite Sonic Drink is Dr Pepper. Can’t go wrong with a pepperoni pizza. Like to shop at Cardinals and favorite restaurant would have to be Woody’s Brick Oven Pizza.
Mackenzie Meyers. 3rd grade Reading
Birthday: May 7th
I love the color blue. I enjoy Dr. Pepper from sonic almost daily. I love Mexican food, especially chicken fajitas or queso. Target, Ulta, and Homegoods is where all my money goes.
Melinda Foster PK TA
Birthday: April 16
My favorite color is black, I collect angels. my favorite drink at sonic is cherry limeade without ice. I love Italian, Chinese, and Spanish food. No favorite book. Love love to shop at Ross and Burlington. My favorite restaurant is Chili's and Cheddars.
Jay McAndrew Paraprofessional
Birthday: Feb 22
My favorite colors are Green, Blue, or Purple. I'm a huge fan of music and a musician. I love plants and cooking. My favorite sonic drink, Cranberry limeade. I like Spicy food, horror and Si-fi books and movies. I shop a lot at Walmart or Ralphs Records.
Katie Madison SEBSS Teacher
Birthday: October 1st
My favorite color is blue, I love having lots of Gelocity quick dry pens and Flair Pens. My favorite drinks are Dr. Pepper and Green Tea. I love to spend my time cooking and watching Netflix. Some of my favorite foods are cookies, chinese food, Sun Chips, and caramel ice cream. I like to read the Mark of the Lion Series, the Harry Potter series, and the Joys of Love. I enjoy shopping at Old Navy and Target, and my favorite restaurants are Panda Express and Soda Shack. I dislike green beans and being late!
Cassandra Benham paraprofessional in SEBBS
Birthday: October 31
I don't really have a favorite color. My favorite sonic drink is diet coke with vanilla. I love pizza and pasta. I love reading syfy and books on archaeology. I love kohls and eating at mexican food places.
Alyssa Williams PPCD Teacher
Birthday: August 31st
My favorite color is pink. I love to collect holiday decor and holiday scented candles! My favorite sonic drink is Coke. I love all things Dr. Seuss! My favorite foods are chips, popcorn, pickles, and candy! I love to eat at Italian restaurants and Chick Fil A!
Nancy Krebbs, Librarian
Birthday: August 20th
I am also the librarian at Dupre Elementary. This is my 20th year serving two elementary schools in LISD. In my free time I love to visit Barnes and Noble and browse through the newest children's books. I enjoy making quilts, traveling, scrapbooking, eating at Abuelos, and drinking Sonic iced tea with lemon.
Stacey Rogers Bilberry/ First Grade Teacher
Birthday: May 24th
I love to read on my Kindle. My favorite color is red. My favorite food is Rosa's or Fazolis. I collect Willow Tree figurines and crosses. My favorite Sonic drink is sweet raspberry tea, diet Dr. Pepper or Dr. Pepper. I enjoy shopping at Catos, Mardels or Teacher pay Teacher. I don’t like dark chocolate.
Kathy Mullins PK Specialist
Birthday: September 13th
I collect anything Elvis. I love sweet tea and Mexican food. I enjoying eat at The Plaza and Texas Roadhouse. I like shopping at Red Raider Outfitter. I do not like peanut butter cookies
Tanya Bertelson Teacher
I like coke zero, red, mexican food, jx ta posh---Volcano candles
Monica Coronado 1st grade
I love all colors, except pink. I love candles and scented wax for my warmers. ANY scent but Vanilla. Favorite drink is Coke. I love all junk food (hot cheetos, Jolly ranchers, Hot tamales). I like shopping at Ross, Marshalls and Target.Love Raising Cane's, Spanky's, and Rosa's.
Kasey Marrs - PE Teacher
Birthday: October 18
Red & Black
Snacks-Chez Mix, Cheeze-its, Any Chocolate
Restaurant-Triple Js, Albarrons, On the Border, Chipotle, pretty much anywhere but Italian!
Tammy Narvaiz 3rd Grade
I'm typically not picky. I enjoy receiving inspirational quotes, home decor (farmhouse chic) & gift cards. My favorite color is black (Lol...it's slimming) but I favor darker tone colors. I enjoy unsweetened green tea from sonic, occasionally a diet coke. A good percentage of my income is spent at Walmart (LOL). My favorite food is Mexican and/or Italian but you won't go wrong with McD's. Dark chocolate is the best! I don’t like floral scents.
Flora Suarez TA SEBSS
My favorite color is pink and teal. I like to collect elephant,sunflowers and eagles. My Favorite sonic drink is Dr. Pepper food is chinese food and my favorite places to shop is Ross.