Ms.Watson, the youngest of four, grew up on a farm in north central Illinois. She attended college at Illinois State University where she received her bachelor's degree in accounting and business administration. She has four children: Jeremy, who attended LuHi from 2000-2003 and graduated Class of 2004 from Springfield High School; Melissa, LuHi Class of 2006; Tyler, LuHi Class of 2008; and Caitlin LuHi Class of 2010. She has four grandchildren: Laina, Grayson, Frankie and a Patrick Henry born in September 2020. Ms. Watson enjoys singing, playing the piano, reading, and spending time with her family. Ms. Watson has worked at Lutheran High since 2009.