Shakota was born and raised in Adair county. She became part of our team in October 2012. She graduated from Cave Springs High School in 2012. Shakota then completed the Medical Office Assistant/Medical Insurance Coder program at the Indian Capital Technological Center in 2013. She also recently completed the Phlebotomy program at ICTC and received her phlebotomy certification. Shakota is currently working on finishing her Associates degree in Applied Science. She has a daughter, Jacey, fiancee, Dylan, “Hanky”, her mini pig, and “Zeenah”, her pitbull. Shakota loves working with the animals and enjoys taking care of them. She has always had a passion to help animals that are in need.