Laurie Porter received a B.S. in Chemistry with minors in math and music
from the University of Montevallo. She then attended UAB where she
earned a masters degree in Secondary Chemistry Education. Besides
previously teaching high school science, she has worked in biomedical
research at UAB and as a research and development engineer at Avex
Electronics. She is currently the organist and Director of Music
Ministries at Grace Presbyterian Church and teaches music as a volunteer
in the elementary school where her three sons attend.