Sara grew up in the small town of Avon, Montana, where she lived until she came to Bozeman for college. Sara graduated from Montana State University with a degree in Elementary Education and a focus in Mathematics. She also obtained a degree from the Honor College in December of 2018.
Sara is married to her husband, Dallas Shaw, who she met through their church’s college ministry. They are both still involved in this ministry. Pre-marriage, Sara was a counselor of students at a summer camp outside of Augusta, MT, and worked with campers age 8 to 19. In the little free-time available, she enjoys hiking, reading, playing sports, crocheting, cooking, and fishing.