Diane Andrus graduated from BYU with a French major and English and Music minors. While at BYU she was a member of the Philharmonic Orchestra and Synthesis. She has taught French to elementary, jr. high, high school, college, and adult students in Utah, Indiana, and Massachusetts. While living in Indiana she was the principal percussionist for the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra. She also runs a music teaching studio out of her home and gives guitar, drum, and piano lessons. She served a mission to Paris, France and had the opportunity to work as a translator at the MTC. She loves teaching and is excited to be working at American Heritage. She and her husband Merritt are the proud parents of five great kids.