Kathy Finch, Director of Elementary Curriculum and Instruction for Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD, will be inducted into the Lamar University’s Educator Hall of Fame Thursday, Nov. 13.

Finch has been with the LCM District since 1997, serving first as administrative intern for one year, then as principal for three years. She then took over her current position in administration.

Finch was born in Orange and attended Little Cypress ISD. She earned a B.S. in Education from North Texas State University, a Master of Education with Reading Specialist Certification from Lamar University, as well as Mid-Management and Superintendent Certifications.

Kathy’s husband is Dr. Robert Finch, who serves as Director of Special Programs for LCM. Her daughters are Melanie Bryant, a graduate of the University of Hawaii, who teaches eighth grade math at Mauriceville Middle School; Kristina Mauldin, who graduated from Texas A & M and works as a finance advisor for a bank in Los Angeles, Calif.; and Tara Simpson, a University of Texas graduate who has just received her MBA and works as a marketing supervisor in Austin.