Mrs. West has a BS Degree in Education from Texas Tech University with certified teaching fields in Business Education and Secondary English. She also has additional certifications in Vocational Education and Information Technology. Her husband, Mike, is the Manager of SE Cotton Growers, and they both graduated from SEHS in 1971. Their three daughters, Keta, Keri, and Krista, also all graduated from SEHS. Mrs. West's granddaughter, Alexis, is a SEHS graduate, and her grandson, Teagan, now attends SE Schools. Even Kathy's mom and sister attended school here, Mike's dad graduated from here, and many other family members graduated from here. GO WOLVERINES!
Mrs. West has six grandchildren. Keta, who lives in Lubbock, has two children, Alexis and Taegan; Keri, who lives in California, has three children, Hudson, London and Oliver; and Krista, who lives in Lubbock, has one daughter, Khloe. Mrs. West loves family time, loves to cook and have parties during holidays and special occasions. She also enjoys time on the computer, taking photos, genealogy, shopping, and spending time in Ruidoso.