at FERRIS HIGH SCHOOL
Kristal’s father was a minister so she and her family traveled a lot in her young life, but she graduated from high school at Chapel Hill in Tyler, Texas. Soon after graduation she met the love her life, Sean Byars, a U.S. Airman. They’ve had a beautiful marriage for 25 years as of December and attribute their happiness to keeping God as the head of their home. They have two amazing kids, Dylan (21) and Ashlyn (19), who are both currently successful college students.
Kristal earned a bachelor’s in education from Texas A & M Commerce. For the last seven years, she has been an Elementary PE teacher and a youth pastor for the last 23 years. She is also leader of worship for her church.
Every day, she strives to be a blessing to every one with whom she comes into contact and wants to help people to realize that the impossible is actually POSSIBLE and she really wants young people to know that they are accepted, wanted, needed and able!