While attending graduate school at Ausitn Peay, Taylor fell down two flights of stairs, tearing her ligaments and forcing her to get a cast on her leg. This caught the attention of one of her professors, but not as much as scoring an A on his exam did. He told her that not many students got A’s on his tests and that he was extremely impressed. The combination of those two factors helped show him that Taylor had the determination it took to excel.
Taylor’s mother was the high school librarian for 32 years and had always drilled into her how important education was. After graduating from Trigg County High School in 1979, she went to Murray State University to get her bachelor’s degree in music. After that, she taught music at the Washington College Academy in eastern Tennessee.
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