Born: September 30, 1964
Married: June 13, 1987 to Beth Ann (O’Neal) Hess
Children: Danielle (age 29); Katie (age 27); Emily (age 25)
Education: B.A. in History with PA Secondary Certification in Social Studies
M.A. in Teaching of History from Liberty University.
Favorite Scripture: Proverbs 3:5, 6
Hero: Perry the Platypus, Ronald Reagan
Favorite Authors: Max Lucado, Charles Dickens, David McCullough, George Will, Randy Singer, Clive Cussler, Alistar McClean, Shel Silverstein
Favorite Foods: Mexican or Italian or Chinese or Ethiopian; grape licorice; pretzels; steak with sautéed onions; blueberry custard pie; peaches in August!
Favorite Movies: The Fugitive; Raiders of the Lost Ark; The Sound of Music; Hoosiers; It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World; North by Northwest; The Music Man; Sabrina; Bambi Meets Godzilla
Hobbies and Interests: spending time with immediate and extended family; volleyball, softball, and tennis; crossword puzzles; going to the beach or the mountains; our dog Bella!
Favorite Reality Show: I loathe reality shows!
Favorite Quote: “Never give up. Never, ever give up. Never, ever, ever give up.” — Winston Churchill