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Mrs. Patrice Brown

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I am a graduate of Cherokee High School and the University of North Alabama.  I completed my Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1990 and my Master of Arts in Business and Marketing Education in 2008.  After graduating with my BS degree, I worked for State Farm Insurance and Equifax Credit Bureau.  This business experience is very valuable in teaching business and technology classes.  I taught technology and music classes at Covenant Christian School for 10 years.  I have been married to Kyle Brown, a 1986 Deshler grad, for the past 30 years, and we have two children, Anna and Tye.  I play the piano/keyboard at church and cello in the UNA Repertory Orchestra. I love music of all kinds.  I also love to run, and ran my first half marathon (14.2 miles) in September 2012 in Tupelo, MS.  I have since completed two full marathons (26.2 miles), 16 half marathons, and 2 ultra marathons (27 miles and 35 miles).  I love coaching Cross Country with Mrs. Buckner and am very excited about our Cross Country season this year.  We are ready to return to State and compete for a State ranking.  Roll Tide and go Tigers!!


Master of Arts from UNA, Business and Marketing Education, 2008

Bachelor of Science from UNA, Business Administration, 1990


I have taught Business and Music classes for the past 19 years.  I also have 10 years of experience in the business world. I worked for State Farm Insurance as a Claims Adjuster and for Equifax Credit Bureau.  I am very excited about new advances in technology this year at Deshler High School.