Mrs. Thomas was a Springdale K-12 kid, attending all years in the same district. After graduating from Springdale High School, she attended the University of Arkansas recieving a Bachelor’s degree in History. She also holds an Associates of Arts degree. She went on to attend the University of Arkansas Graduate School, where she earned a Master’s of Arts in Teaching. She started her career teaching in Springdale before joining the faculty at Huntsville High School.