Background: Mrs. Kilgore was raised in Joseph, OR and graduated from Joseph High School in 1987. She then graduated from Eastern Oregon University with a Bachlor's of Arts degree in English in 1995 and a Master's in Education degree in 1996. She taught English at Pendleton School District for seven years before moving back to the county to raise her family. She earned her Administrative License from Eastern Washington University in 2005 and has been the principal at Joseph School District since 2006.
Interests: Mrs. Kilgore loves to learn. She is an avid reader and is always working at getting better. When she isn't at work she likes to scrapbook, have fun with her family, read books and go camping. Mrs. Kilgore and her husband both grew up in Wallowa County and moved their family back to raise their two children, Addie who is now attending college and Kade who is a Senior. She is Joseph's biggest cheerleader and lives and breathes JCS.