Kerynne was born and raised in Arizona. She and her family moved to Utah in 1996 for her husband Lyle’s job. She graduated from UVU in 2006 with a Bachelor’s degree in English Literary studies. She has taught elementary school in Utah for five years. She first taught at American Heritage School for two years in 2004 and 2005 and is thrilled to be back again. She is married to Lyle Vance and is the mother of Elizabeth, Seth, and David, who is currently serving a mission in Zimbabwe. She was fortunate to be David’s teacher here at American Heritage. She is also the grandmother to Alice, Davey and Lucy (due in October). She is the founder of Upstage Theatre for Youth which began in Payson Utah and recently moved to Sandy. She has been a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for 2 years and resides in Sandy. She is excited to teach at this wonderful school again, and looks forward to meeting all of her students and renewing old friendships with faculty and staff.