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Leigh Green

Ms. Prejean ImageLeigh Green is beginning her second year at Smith Academy after earning a Bachelor of Science in Teaching and Learning from the University of Houston.

Ms. Prejean is from Spring, Texas and is interested in reading, writing, volunteering, and spending time with family and friends. One of her favorite books is Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neal Hurtson.

She is curious about how to live a better life by doing things she loves.

Contact her at [email protected]


Josalynn Harris

Ms. HarrisJosalynn Harris has been working at Smith Academy since 2012 and has been working in education since 1996. She has earned a Bachelors and two Masters degrees from Prairie View A&M University.

Ms. Harris is from Waco, Texas and is interested in spending time with family, horseback riding, tennis, writing, reading, traveling. Some of her favorite books include Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren and What MaryJo Shared by Janice May Udry.

She is wonders when education will become a priority in the United States.

Contact her at [email protected]


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Gabriella Quintanilla

Gabriella Quintanilla

Gabriella Quintanilla is from Houston. After graduating from Victory Early College High School, she attended the University of Houston. Ms. Quintanilla graduated summa cum laude in 2018 with a BS Teaching and Learning. In the spring of 2018, Ms. Quintanilla completed her student teaching at Smith Elementary. She is happy to join our staff where she will teach 2nd grade Spanish language arts. 

Ms. Quintanilla enjoys exercising, exploring the outdoors, reading, writing, and visiting new places. Some of her favorite books include Wonder by R J Palacios, The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt, and Esperanza Rising by Pam Munos Ryan.

Contact her at [email protected] 


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