Laura grew up not far from Waco in the town of Mexia, Texas. She graduated Summa cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science degree from Sam Houston State University in 2001. Although the focus of her education was on Geographic Information Systems, Laura chose to obtain her teaching certificate and has been blessed to be a part of the educational community for the last 16 years with ten of those being at Midway High School. She became a REALTOR® in 2016 and joined Harrell HOME Team. She is married with two children and is extremely active in her church and community.