Mrs. Purcell graduated from the Montana State University - Billings in 2017 with a B.S. in elementary education. During her time at MSUB, she taught at the Montana Audubon Center for two years. She did her junior field experience at Alkali Creek Elementary in second grade, and her student teaching at Mountain View Elementary in third grade. This is Mrs. Purcell's first year teaching at Joliet Schools. Her favorite out of school activities are hunting, fishing, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends.