Christine Skornia grew up in Washington, Missouri. She attended Saint Francis Borgia Regional High School where she met her husband, Chad. She then attended Missouri State University and obtained her degree in Elementary Education grades 1-6 with a double emphasis in English and Spanish. She also has added teaching certifications in middle school Language Arts grades 5-9 and Secondary English grades 9-12. She has taught at St. Gertrude for 18 years and has begun her 19th year as principal. She has two children attending Borgia high school, and in her spare time, enjoys time by the pool and reading.