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Lori Cox Profile




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About Me

Educational History:

Olney High School – graduated 1985

Midwestern State University – graduated 2002

Texas Woman’s University – graduated 2010

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts in English, minor Speech Communications.

Master Degree in Library Science.

Texas Certifications: English (6-12), English/Language Arts/Reading (4-8), Speech Communications (6-12), and Theatre Arts (6-12).

Professional Development:

Member of:

TLA (Texas Library Association)

TxASLA (Texas Association of School Library Administrators)

TETA (Texas Education Theatre Assocation)

TTAO (Texas Theatre Adjudicators and Officials)

DKG (Delta Kappa Gamma)

Current Position:

I began teaching at Olney ISD in 2009 as a 6th grade Language Arts teacher. I moved to Olney High School in 2013 and taught English and Theatre Arts. 

I began as Library Director for Olney Community Library in 2014. 

Previous Position:

 2002 – 2006 – Newcastle ISD: English, Speech, and Theatre teacher. 

2006 – 2007 – Olney Community Library: Children’s Library aide

2007 – 2009 – Wichita Falls ISD: Librarian at Huey Montesorri, Fannin Elementary and Scotland Park Elementary

Family Information:

I have been married to Rick (Vernon College – 2010), an EMT for 35 years and we have three children. All five of us graduated Olney High School...Classes of 1984, 1985, 2006, 2011, and 2015. Steven (Paul Mitchell the School, Orlando -2009) teaches cosmetology in Orlando, FL, Samantha (Texas Tech – 2014) teaches kindergarten at Olney Elementary and Spencer (Texas State Technical College – 2016) works locally as a welder. I have a wonderful son-in-law, Michael (Texas Tech – 2012) and beautiful daughter-in-law Kimberly (Midwestern State University – 2020). My grandchildren are Henry, Grant and Ruth. We also have a little dog named Hamilton (He has no degree or certification :-)). 

Personal Information:

I love to travel and have been to many of the United States, but Alaska, Florida and Massachusetts (Boston) are some of my favorites. I have also visited seven European countries –  England, Netherland, Germany, Austria, Italy, France and Switzerland.

Rick and I love relaxing at the beach in Port Aransas. We go there as often as we can.