Mary Hennenfent is a full-time gifted educator in the Francis Howell School District in St. Charles, MO. She has 23 years of classroom experience; 14 years in science and 9 years in gifted education. Hennenfent received her master’s degree from Lindenwood University and her Ed.D from California Coast University. Hennenfent is active in science fairs at the regional and international levels. She also speaks at state and national gifted conferences. She loves reading, traveling, and all things Disney. She resides with her husband, Greg, and her daughter, Samantha, in O’Fallon, MO.