Colleen Cook is a student at Columbia Theological Seminary, where she has just completed her second year of a four-year dual degree: Master’s of Divinity and a Master’s of Arts in Practical Theology with a concentration in Worship. Colleen grew up in Athens, GA, and has returned there to live there several times, also having lived in Arkansas, Tennessee, Florida, Texas, and Gainesville, GA, where her 11 year old daughter Mary was born. Colleen has a Bachelor’s degree from UGA in Early Childhood Education. She taught 5th grade and Pre-K before returning to UGA to earn a Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology. As a Speech Pathologist, Colleen has worked in both hospital and school settings with all-ages, from infants to elderly adults. Colleen’s daughter Mary will start middle school in August at Renfroe Middle. She plays soccer and also plays the trumpet and ukulele. Mary has been attending Sunday school and Glory to God Kids at St. Andrew’s for the past year. Colleen enjoys singing, reading, and cake decorating Together they love road trips, swimming, and playing minigolf. They live in “The Village,” Columbia’s family apartments with Colleen’s mother, a retired teacher, and love the campus community.