Cindy Smith teaches music appreciation in the upper school as well as private music lessons to students of many ages at the Academy. She grew up in Abilene, Texas, and received her Bachelor of Science in Music Education degree from the University of Houston at Clear Lake City. Mrs. Smith has been teaching piano, violin, and choral for 32 years. She is the church pianist at Huntsville Park Baptist. Mrs. Smith enjoys gardening and making jewelry. Her favorite Bible verse is Hebrews 1:3.