The preschool teacher is Kathy Norris Graham. She has over 40 years of experience with the younger students. She graduated from OSHS in 1975. During her senior year, she became a preschool teacher at !st Baptist Church in Biloxi. She continued to work there while going to college. Ms. Graham attended USM where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education in 1978. Her first job was at Howard II elementary school where she taught 2nd and 1st grade. She then moved to OS school district in 1981 to teach 1st grade at Magnolia Park Elementary school. After staying home for 1 1/2 years with her newborn son, she returned to work at Vancleave Elementary to fill in for a teacher in the Pilot Kindergarten program until May 1986. Pecan Park became her home for the next 23 years during which time she pursued her Master's Degree from William Carey. She obtained her degree in 1999, the same year she was selected Teacher of the Year for Pecan Park and then Teacher of the Year for the OSSD. During 2005 she pursued and received her National Board Certification in Early Childhood Generalist. In 2009, Ms. Graham was chosen to move to the position she is now. Back to her roots in preschool, she is loving every minute of "little people" land.