Victoria Olivett taught 7th Grade Middle School for thirty-five years in Lansing, Michigan. She has a degree in Sociology and History from Michigan State University. She enjoys making history come to life so others have the opportunity to relive experiences from the past. Victoria believes that history empowers us to learn from one another and affect change positively. She has traveled many places in the world and has a passion for learning and speaking different languages.
Victoria received an Honor Award for service to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital from Danny Thomas. Victoria was born in Detroit, Michigan and currently lives in Gurnee, Illinois. She enjoys spending time with her husband Daniel, three daughters, and eight grandchildren. She also loves going for long walks and reading.