Dawnette was fortunate enough to grow up in Duchesne. After graduation she attend Snow College and married Rick Browning. Together they raised five children, four girls and one boy. Rick's business took them to Salt Lake City and then to Iowa. She spent much of the time watching sporting events, band concerts and plays. She loved the time she got to spend watching her children be involved and grow up. After Rick passed away she returned to her hometown and started the best job she's ever had at Second Nature! She spends her time traveling to visit her children and eight grandchildren, working in her yard and in the mountains. She is very involved in her church and is a member of the Duchesne City Council. She has worked at Second Nature for almost six years. She loves to get to know the parents and the students through posting their letters, journals and photos.