Karen was the first kind face to greet and help our son when we moved here his 7th grade year. His schedule was messed up so he spent most of his first morning in her office. He knew immediately of her sincerity towards him. What he later learned to love most about her, was not only did she always know and care about him, but she knew every student's name and genuinely cared about who they were, beyond just faces in the halls. She has touched lives and left a legacy of love threaded deeply into all who knew her.