Mrs. Cathy Peterson is the Art and Physical Education teacher. She has been teaching at St. Gertrude for 22 years, beginning her career in the preschool. She has a great love for teaching and every student who walks into her classroom. Cathy grew up in Washington, MO. She attended Washington High School and East Central College. She lives in Washington with her husband, Ron, and is the mother of two daughters. She is the proud grandma of six grandsons and one granddaughter.