After high school, Tracy Chase attended Mount Marty College in Yankton, South Dakota where she majored in radiology and played NAIA basketball. After two years, she decided to transfer to Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota, where she changed her major to biology for secondary education. Tracy received a teaching degree in 2002 and began working at Tri-Valley High School, teaching physical science, chemistry and physics. After a year, Tracy left Tri-Valley and began teaching in her home town of Salem, where she is today, teaching seventh and eighth grade science and tenth grade biology. She also has coached middle school basketball, high school volleyball and aces as the high school student advisor. Tracy shares her home with husband Scott and children Elliott (age five), Abbie (age three) and newborn baby Issac.
"They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel."
- Carl W. Buechner