Kelly Moss, currently in her eleventh year to teach, is thrilled to be in her sixth year as director at Lake Highlands Junior High School. She received a Bachelor's in Music Education from Sam Houston State University in 2008. During her time at Sam Houston, she was tremendously inspired by her director Dr. Allen Hightower and attributes to him a great deal of her passion towards teaching. After Ms. Moss graduated, she taught in Wylie for five years where she led a successful program that grew in numbers and integrity while earning a few Sweepstakes awards along the way. Ms. Moss was honored to be named the STAR teacher nominee for Lake Highlands Junior High in the 2015-2016 school year, and received the 2016-2017 Exchange Club of Lake Highlands Teacher of the Year award for Lake Highlands Junior High. She is an active member in TMEA and TCDA. In her spare time, Ms. Moss loves singing karaoke, reading and re-reading mystery novels, playing on her coed slow pitch softball team, and spending time with her 5 beautiful nieces and nephews.