Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.  ~Franklin D. Roosevelt

My Senior Picture, Class of 1999.


Learning means keeping the mind open and active to receive all kinds of experience. ~Gilbert Highet

My parents and I at my High School Graduation.


Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. ~W.W.  Ziege 

Sister and I at Graduation.


I long to accomplish a great noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble.  The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker. ~Helen Keller 

SDSU Graduate May 2003. I earned a Bachelor of Animal Science Degree and a minor in Ag Business.


Optimism is essential to achievement and is also the foundation of courage and of true progress.  ~Nicholas Murray Butler

Congratulations to the class of 2011!  May you follow and accomplish the dreams you challenge yourself to dream.

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