Mrs. Smith was born and raised in North Augusta, South Carolina. In 2003, she began attending the University of South Carolina to study nursing. In 2007, the Lord began working in her heart about teaching. She went on to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Victory Baptist College. Mrs. Smith is currently certified through ACSI and SCACS. Though this is her first year at Vandalia, this is her eleventh year teaching Science. Her prayer is that God will use her in the lives of her students.