Buckaroo Spotlight: Sept 9

Highlighting the people who make our district GREAT!

The Buckaroo Spotlight is on...CATHY BROWN!

We have a great staff at BISD, and we want you to get to know them a little better!

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What is your position with BISD?

5th grade writing

How many years have you been with Breckenridge ISD?


How many total years do you have in education?


Share a little bit about your family.

My husband is a Buckaroo alumnus and a Fort Worth firefighter. We have a freshman at Tarleton in Stephenville this year.

Where did you grow up (hometown)?

Cross plains, Tx.

If you attended or are attending college, where did you go?

Grand Canyon University

If you are a teacher, where have you taught previously? If you are not a teacher, what other jobs have you held prior to coming to BISD?

First year teacher

Describe your favorite teacher growing up.

Mrs. Stambaugh, my fourth grade teacher, was patient, kind, and encouraging.

What was your favorite subject in school?


Why did you choose education as a career choice?

I love helping children learn and seeing their aha moments.

What does success look like in your classroom?

Students having the conference to take the next step no matter how difficult it may seem.

What is your favorite or funniest "teaching moment?"

Kindergarten student asking me to be their teacher forever.

What is your favorite thing about Breckenridge ISD?

The support and guidance

What advice do you have for students?

You never fail if you try.

What advice do you have for parents?

You are your child’s first teacher, let’s work together to help them grow success

What advice do you have for a first-year teacher?


What is your ideal vacation spot?


What is your favorite quote?

The truth shall set you free

What is your favorite movie?

It’s a wonderful life

What is your favorite food?


What do you do in your spare time (hobbies, etc)?

Fishing and crafts

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live? Why?

Texas, the best place I have ever been.