Mrs. Thompson is a 2002 and 2005 graduate of Northwestern University with an undergraduate degree in Vocal Performance and a Masters in Music Education. Since the age of 10, Mrs. Thompson has been singing, dancing, and performing on stage in over 40 productions, first in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and later with Northwestern’s premiere a capella group, Melodious Thunk. She’s sung the National Anthem at Wrigley Field for 16 years, as well as at several American Cancer Society National Medal of Honor Ceremonies across the country. At these events, she has had the opportunity to sing for former President George H.W. Bush, Duke basketball coach, Mike Krzyzewski, and other leading political and scientific figures.
Mrs. Thompson’s has been at Mundelein High School since fall of 2006, where she is the director of Honors Master Singers, Honors Master Singers, Bella Voce, Sound, and Reverb. She also teaches AP Music Theory when the course runs, and does vocal direction for the Spring Musical. Mrs. Thompson is also the Executive Artistic Director of Red Rose Children’s Choir of Lake County, where she is directs their Master Singers and Bella Rosa choirs. In addition to her singing and teaching engagements, Mrs. Thompson and her husband have thirteen marathons for the American Cancer Society, raising over $100,000 in the process. Mrs. Thompson lives in the northern suburbs with her husband and three children: Emma, Ava, and Jack.