Lacey Carter

Lacey Carter

With a penchant for sci-fi movies, alt rock music and sports, Lacey Carter will probably have something in common with every student she meets.


The Colt: What university did you attend?

Lacey Carter: For my bachelor’s degree I went to Stephen F. Austin State University. I did my master’s work at the University of North Texas.

TC: Have you worked at any other schools besides AHS?

LC: I have worked at several other schools, I’m not going to go into a whole list of them but I’ve been to other school districts in the area.

TC: What did you teach before becoming an AP?

LC: I taught mostly fifth and sixth grade science.

TC: Why did you choose those subjects?

LC: I find that I enjoy teaching those subjects and I like to help students realize they like those subjects as well.

TC: Was becoming an AP always a part of the plan?

LC: No, actually for the longest time I wanted to stay in the classroom. I didn’t want to be an administrator. I was encouraged by my principal one year that I should go for that goal.

TC: When and where were you born?

LC: I was born in Nacogdoches some years ago.

TC: Tell us about your family.

LC: I am married. I have four sons who are all in their 20s. I have a sister and a brother.

TC: What do you do in your free time?

LC: I go to Dallas Stars hockey games, I watch ESPN, and I like to find new places to eat.

TC: What did you do over the summer?

LC: I worked all summer.

TC: Do you enjoy traveling? If so,where do you like to go?

LC: I do enjoy traveling. I like to go to Maui, Hawaii and Beaver Creek, Colorado. I’d like to go to Rome.

TC: Do you have any pets?

LC: I have an old English bulldog named Agnes because she’s so fluffy.

TC: Did you play any sports or were you involved with any clubs during high school or college?

LC: Not in high school and college but my whole childhood I was in gymnastics.

TC: Do you read? If so what genres do you prefer? Favorite author? Favorite book?

LC: I like to read magazines. Sometimes I’ll read a book, usually some type of fiction, and sometimes I do read some “make yourself better” books.

TC: What musicians/artist do you listen to?

LC: I like mostly alternative rock and old alternative rock. Some artist I enjoy are Death Cab for Cutie, INXS… there’s a whole lot.

TC: What kind of movies do you like to see?

LC: Anything “Star Wars”. Anything “Guardians”. So I guess anything sci-fi.

TC: Is there anything you’d like to tell the students of AHS?

LC: That I wish I could meet everybody individually so when I ask for your name don’t worry, you aren’t in trouble, I just want to know your name. This really is a very special high school. Everybody says that here but I’m coming from the outside and it really is a very, very special school. I think Colts Family is for real.

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