Sherrill Hudson is originally from New Canaan, Connecticut. She received her Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and a Masters in Education from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. She is currently a Language Arts teacher at Pinedale Middle School, a position she has held since 2003. Prior to moving to Wyoming, she taught at Viers Mill Elementary School in Silver Spring, Maryland. In 2009, she became a National Board Certified Teacher in English Language Arts/Early Adolescence. Ms. Hudson became a teacher after a ten year career in public affairs because she wanted to teach students how to read and write. She has been teaching for 16 years in all. Ms. Hudson is the mentor teacher for Zhao Shuang from Tianjin, China.