Paulina Gonzales | First Grade
My name is Paulina Gonzales. I am a graduate of Lubbock Christian University. I am married to Anthony Gonzales and have 3 sensational kids! I have been teaching in Plainview for 13 years. I am very lucky to teach with wonderful students and parents. I am also very blessed to be surrounded by great teachers.
Daniela (Dani) Hernandez | First Grade
I currently in my 2nd year as a first grade teacher at Hillcrest Elementary. I was born and raised here in, Plainview, Tx. My husband is Victor Hernandez who also works for the district at the business office. We have a son named Noah who is 4 and a little one on the way. I graduated from PHS in 2011 and received my degree from Wayland Baptist University In Elementary Education. I enjoy sushi, Thai food, running and fitness.
Valerie Livesay | First Grade
My name is Valerie Livesay. I have been teaching First Grade 16 years at Hillcrest. I graduated from Wayland Baptist University in 2002. I am married to my high school sweetheart, Clayton. We have two sons Tommy and Dyllan. They blessed us with two grandsons, Copeland and Easton. My hobbies include reading, watching baseball, and loving on my grandbabies. The greatest joy I find in teaching, is each year I get to inspire the love of learning one mind at a time.