This is Debbie Davis’s 17th year of teaching. She has four degrees: two bachelor’s (Political Science and English) and two masters (Management and Creative Writing). She is a retired Air Force Lt Col and served in positions of increasing responsibility during her 22-year military career, including two years as a squadron commander of about 300 personnel providing services to a base population of about 20,000. She has traveled through all 50 states and much of Europe and Asia. She also spent 5 months in Turkey. She was the 2011 Utah Council of Teachers of English Teacher of the Year and the 2011 Barnes and Noble National Teacher of the Year. She has had 10 professional articles published since she began teaching, and she is currently working on a book. She has been a College Board AP reader for several years, and she is an adjunct instructor at WSU. She loves DaVinci and has no plans to ever leave.