Oklahoma Panhandle State University
Kathleen Patricia Jones graduated from Goodwell High School in 1977, and began studies at OPSU that fall. While in college she met her husband to be, John Nicks and they were married in 1988.
Kathy returned to OPSU and completed her Bachelor of Arts in social studies with an emphasis in sociology. She and John have two children, Kandy and Kerry. The Nicks family currently resides in Oregon.