Mrs. Thomas-Earls has been an active Journalist since she joined the newspaper staff her freshman year of high school. She continued to write and hold several editor positions throughout high school and college before becoming a professional journalist at the daily newspaper the McKinney Courier Gazette where she quickly became Sports Editor. She has also freelanced for several newspapers in Texas and Ohio. She loves writing and sharing her first hand knowledge with her students. She started teaching English at Kempner in 2004 and a year later began teaching what she loves- all things journalism- from journalism one to photography to yearbook. She has also taught English at Kempner for three years including Senior English last year and this year. This year is her 16th year at Kempner and she looks forward to equipping her students with the skills to be better comminucators.