This is Mrs. Pennington's first year at Rocky Top but her 12th year in teaching. She is a native to Colorado. She was born in Fort Collins, grew up in Loveland and currently lives in Longmont. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Colorado State University and a Master's degree in Special Education - Generalist from the University of Northern Colorado. When she is not teaching, Mrs. Pennington enjoys spending time with family and friends, going jeeping with her husband and being in the mountains. She also loves to cook, bake, read, listen to music, and paint her nails.