Kristi Nicole Bodine was awarded a master’s degree in historic preservation fom the University of Vermont in December. Bodine earned an associate degree from Wallace State in 2012 and a bachelor’s in anthropology and archaeology from the University of South Alabama in 2014.
She is the daughter of Alvin Bodine of Oneonta and David and Sandra Rothe of Helena and sister to Brittany (O.J.) Flores of Helena, Kandal Cason and Robert (Cassie) Steele Jr. of Cleveland, Autumn Steele of Oneonta, and Karsten Rothe of Tuscaloosa. Grandparents are John and Virginia Bodine of Oneonta, the late Jerry Whited and Linda Whited of Oneonta, and the late Joe and Wilma Rhodes of Albertville.