Associate of Arts, University North Dakota, 1962. Bachelor of Science in Education, University North Dakota, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University North Dakota, 1971.
Secretary University North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1962—1963, associate professor, since 1978, research professor, 1987. Instructor Bottineau Branch North Dakota State University, 1968—1969, 916 Area Vocational Technology Institute, East Grand Forks, Minnesota, 1974—1978, lead instructor White Bear Lake, 1971—1974.
Secretary Parent-Teachers Association, Bottineau, 1967—1968. Den mother Northern Lights Council Boy Scouts America, 1966—1969. Leader Northern Lights Council Brownies Girl Scouts United States, 1971—1972.
Sunday school teacher American Lutheran Church, Bottineau, 1966—1969, St. Paul, 1971—1973. Member of American Association of University Women (vice president 1978-1980, president 1980-1982, counselor 1982-1984), North Dakota Vocational Association, American Vocational Association, National Business Education Association, North Dakota Business and Office Education Association (secretary 1984-1986, president 1987-1988), Pi Omega Pi, Delta Pi Epsilon (vice president 1976-1977, president 1985-1986), Pi Lambda Theta, Phi Delta Kappa 1981-1982, (counselor 1982-1983), Phi Beta Lambda (honorary).
Married Glenn Russell Prigge, June 6, 1959. Children: G. Randall, Traci Kay.