Bachelor of Science in Speech Communications, University Southern Mississippi, 1992. Postgraduate, University Southern Mississippi, 1995—1998. Master of Education, William Carey College, 1999.
Owner Horizon Aerobics Studio, Poplarville, Mississippi, 1993—1994. Recruiter Pearl River Community College, 1993—1995. Sales consultant Copy Graphics, Hattiesburg, 1995.
Administrative assistant to Chief Executive Officer Forrest General Hospital, 1995—1996. Sales consultant Cellular One, 1996. Guest services, front desk supervisor Fairfield Inn Marriott, 1997—1998.
Speech, debate and theater teacher, forensic coach Oak Grove High School, since 1998. Member PC solutions team Forrest General Hospital, 1995—1996. Motivational speaker, 1995—1999.
Instructor gifted workshop Center for Creative Scholars, 1998, 99.
Certified adult literacy volunteer Literacy Volunteers of America, Hattiesburg, since 1992. Appointed member, secretary Poplarville Planning Commission, 1993—1994. Advance team member for Bush/Quayle Mississippi Republican Party, Jackson, 1992.
Member Mississippi Young Representatives, Hattiesburg, 1992—1999. Board directors Chamber of Commerce, Poplarville, 1993—1995. Member of Mississippi Professional Educators, National Federation Interscholastic Speech & Debate, National Forensic League, Pi Tau Chi (secretary 1992-1993), Delta Gamma (pledge advisor 1994-1997, president pledge class 1990).
Married Kenneth Wayne Sumrall, June 19, 1999.