Dr. High received her B.S. degree from Mars Hill College, certification to teach the Deaf from Lenoir Rhyne College, Interpreter training from Gallaudet University and the Northeast Florida Consortium on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and her M.Div., Th.M. and Ph.D. from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Her dissertation is entitled “A Visual Hermeneutic: The Contribution of Sign Language Studies to Biblical Interpretation.” She has worked with Deaf people for approximately 40 years as a Teacher, Chaplain, Home Missionary, Coordinator of a Deaf Program in a Bible College as well as a professional interpreter and Interpreter Educator. She was with Gardner-Webb University as an Interpreter Educator from 2000 – 2021. She retired in May 2021. She has beem actively involved in a variety of professional organizations related to teaching ASL, interpreting and the training of interpreters. She has taught workshops in many states across the country and has written for the Deaf Sunday School Teacher’s Quarterly and the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. Dr. High has achieved the Masters Certificate in teaching ASL from ASLTA, holds Certification in both Interpreting and Transliteration from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf and Level 5 from NAD. She has passed the Sign Language Proficiency Interview at the Superior Level and is a Sign Language Proficiency Interviewer and Evaluator.