Laura grew up in Jacksonville, TX and graduated from Texas A&M University in 2007 with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. She has a Master’s degree from Stephen F. Austin University in Educational Leadership. Laura was an elementary teacher for 11 years before working at Memorial.
She and her husband, Matt, met at A&M Church of Christ and began dating after a mission trip together to Made in the Streets in Kenya. Together, they have two children, Mason and Taylor. The Norwood family loves watching sports (especially A&M football), spending time outdoors, and visiting family.