Mary lives with her husband, three teenagers and a black lab. She loves playing, coaching, and watching hockey. Her latest, greatest accomplishment is that she and her husband are building a houseboat up on Rainy Lake in Minnesota.
While studying at the University of Iowa, Mary competed on the Field Hockey Team and was Captain her senior year.Her teaching experience includes three years as a 9th and 11th grade English teacher at William Penn Charter School, in Philadelphia, PA.
All Big 10 Academic Team, 1991.
Bronze I, II, and Silver Award for Academics, University of Iowa 1992-1995.
Robert F. Ray Faculty Representative Award for Academic and Athletic Excellence and Leadership, University of Iowa 1995.