2023-2024 Peach County High School Faculty and Staff

Ashlyn Alligood - Athletic Trainer

Ashlyn Alligood - Athletic Trainer

Ashlyn Alligood is from Macon, Georgia and graduated from Tattnall Square Academy. After graduating from high school, Ashlyn attended Georgia College & State University, where she earned a Bachelor's of Science in Exercise Science and a Master's of Science in Athletic Training. The 2023-2024 school year marks Ashlyn's first year in education.


Ashlyn enjoys spending time with her family, doing yoga and taking her dog Lily for walks in her spare time. Ashlyn looks forward to a bright 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Joan Ayers - Interrelated

Joanie Ayers - Student Services

Joanie Ayers is from Warner Robins and graduated from Northside High School. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Ayers attended Mercer University, where she earned a degree in education. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mrs. Ayers's 29th in education.


Mrs. Ayers enjoys reading, listening to music, and spending time with family in her spare time. Mrs. Ayers's daughter, Malia, and husband, Stuart, are also both teachers. Mrs. Ayers looks forward to an exciting 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

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Keith Barker - Paraprofessional

Mr. Keith Barker is from Fort Valley, Georgia, and graduated from Peach County High School. After graduating from high school, Mr. Barker attended Brewton Parker College on a baseball scholarship, where he earned an Associate's degree in Education. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Barker's 16th year in education.

In his spare time, Mr. Barker enjoys spending time at the ball field with his son and daughter. Mr. Barker looks forward to a positive 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Shantell Bell - English/Language Arts

Shantell Bell - English/Language Arts

Mrs. Shantell Bell is from Stone Mountain, Georgia and graduated from Redan High School. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Bell attended Georgia State University, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in English. Additionally, she attended Mercer University and earned a Master’s degree in Teaching Secondary Education. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mrs. Bell’s eighth year in education.


Mrs. Bell enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends in her spare time. Mrs. Bell is married to Isaih and has three daughters (Moriah, Tatum, and Ava) Mrs. Bell looks forward to a high academic achieving 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Chef Consuelo Blye - Culinary Arts

Consuelo Blye - Culinary Arts

Chef Consuelo Blye is originally from Houston county. Both of her parents were military, and subsequently they did not spend a considerable amount of time in the United states. She has lived overseas for over 20 years, with over half of that time being spent in England where she graduated from Woodbridge High School, RAF Woodbridge, England. Chef Blye has over 25 years of industry experience including owning a restaurant and catering business. She earned a culinary degree at the Le Cordon Bleu, Atlanta. In addition, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Restaurant Management at the Atlanta Art Institute, Summa Cum Laude. Chef Blye’s educator experience started at Helms College of Macon as a chef Instructor. While teaching at Helms she was given the opportunity to pilot the first Culinary Arts program “behind the wall” at the Department of Juvenile Justice here in Georgia. The 2023 school year will mark 9 years in education.

Chef Blye's hobbies include cooking professionally in the industry, calligraphy, and traveling with her husband, Ceasar whom she has been married to for over thirty years. We have three sons, Corey, Cavell and Cayvon who are also working in the Hospitality industry.

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Michelle Braswell - Social Studies

Michelle Braswell was born in Detroit, Michigan but does not call it her hometown because she moved frequently throughout her childhood with her military family. She graduated from Kendrick High School in Columbus, GA. After graduating from high school, Ms. Braswell attended the University of Georgia and studied history. Additionally, she attended Jacksonville State University in Alabama, earning an undergraduate degree in History and an advanced degree in Education. The 2023-2024 school year marks Ms. Braswell's nineteenth year in education.

Ms. Braswell looks forward to an exciting 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Christina Brown - Student Services

Christina Brown - Student Services

Christina Brown is from Montezuma, GA and graduated from Southeast High School in Macon, GA. After graduating from high school, Christina attended Macon College and Mercer University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services. Additionally, she attended Mercer University School of Medicine and earned a Masters of Family Services. The 2023-2024 school year marks Christina's seventeenth year in education.


Christina enjoys making beaded jewelry in her spare time. Christina is a proud Aunt of four nephews and three nieces. Christina looks forward to a rewarding 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Zachary Bryan - Student Services

Zachary Bryan - Student Services

Mr. Zach Bryan is from Adel Georgia and graduated from Cook High School. After graduating from high school, Mr. Bryan attended Valdosta State University where he earned a degree in History and a degree in Secondary Education. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Bryan’s first year in education.

Mr. Bryan enjoys traveling, reading, and playing online games with his friends in his spare time. Mr. Bryan is married to Alyssa. Mr. Bryan looks forward to an excellent 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Natalie Burch - Social Studies

Natalie Burch - Social Studies

Natalie Burch is originally from Fort Valley and graduated from Peach County High School. After graduating from high school, Natalie attended Mercer University where she earned a degree in Early Childhood Education. She continued her education at Mercer University and earned an MEd in Secondary Education. Next, she attended Georgia Southwestern State University where she earned her Education Specialist in Teaching and Leading. The 2023-2024 school year marks Natalie's 31st year in education.

Natalie enjoys reading, watching the GA Dawgs, and spending time with her husband and four children, in her spare time. Her favorite thing to do is to be on the beach, surrounded by her family, with a great book in her hands. Natalie and her family have lived in Warner Robins for 17 years, where Natalie previously taught at Warner Robins High School. Natalie looks forward to a fun and enlightening 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

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Amanda Campbell - Social Studies

Amanda Campbell is from Byron Georgia, and graduated from Mount De Sales Academy in Macon Georgia. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Campbell attended Georgia College and State University, where she earned a degree in Social Sciences and a Masters in Secondary Education. Mrs. Campbell is a Gifted Social Studies teacher and the 2023-2024 school year marks Mrs. Campbells twenty fifth year in education.


Mrs. Campbell enjoys swimming and being out in the sun with her two children Madelyn, Andrew and husband Chad. Mrs. Campbell loves teaching and loves her students. Mrs. Campbell looks forward to an amazing 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Lisa Champion - School Nurse

Lisa Champion - School Nurse

Nurse Champion lives in Perry, Georgia, and is a 1978 graduate of PCHS. The 2023-2024 school year marks her 9th year at Peach County High School. In her spare time, she loves reading, working in her garden with plants and flowers, completing puzzles, and going to the beach. I like to read because it will take me to many places worldwide without leaving home.

Dustin Chancellor - Science

Dustin Chancellor - Science

Mr. Dustin Chancellor is from Byron and graduated from Peach County High School in 2006. After graduating from high school, Mr. Chancellor attended Furman University, where he earned a degree in Health & Exercise Science. Additionally, he attended Piedmont University and earned an advanced degree in Secondary Science Education. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Chancellor's 11th year in education.


Mr. Chancellor enjoys cooking, fishing, hunting, and playing video games in his spare time. Because of Mr. Chancellor's love for video gaming, he worked to establish Peach County High School's first eSports team in 2021. Mr. Chancellor is the only staff member to have earned state championships as both a player and as a coach. He was a senior captain of the 2005 PCHS State Championship football team. Mr. Chancellor is married to Ashley Chancellor who is a cardiac nurse practitioner in Warner Robins. They have three children who attend Kay Road Elementary and a fourth child who attends Byron Middle School. Mr. Chancellor looks forward to an energetic 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Nick Cherney - Science

Nick Cherney - Science

Mr. Nick Cherney is from Warner Robins and graduated from Northside High School. After graduating from high school, Mr. Cherney attended Middle Georgia State University, where he earned his B.S. in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Cherney’s 10th year in education.


Mr. Cherney enjoys watching and coaching baseball, in his spare time. Mr. Cherney looks forward to a wonderful 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Julie Cogan - Mathematics

Julie Cogan - Mathematics

Coach Julie Cogan is from New Orleans, LA and graduated from John Curtis Christian School. After graduating from high school, Coach Cogan attended Texas Tech University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. The 2023-2024 school year marks Coach Cogan's 23 years in education. She will be coaching Flag Football and Boys Soccer this year.


When not in the classroom, Coach Cogan enjoys going to the beach with her daughters, Cat and Stephanie and her husband Coach Topper Cogan. Coach Cogan looks forward to a fabulous 2023-2024 school year in Trojan Nation.

Russell Coleman - English/Language Arts

Russell Coleman - English/Language Arts

Russell Coleman is originally from Rex, Georgia and graduated from Crisp County High School. After graduating from high school, Mr. Coleman attended Georgia Southwestern University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in Psychology. Later, he attended Georgia College and State University and earned a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction and a Specialist’s degree in Teacher Leadership. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Coleman’s twenty-first year in education.


When not in the classroom, Mr. Coleman enjoys spending time with his wife, Brittney, travelling, coaching, and running. Mr. Coleman looks forward to another great school year in Trojan Nation.

Alyssa Cooper - Director of Theater/Theater Teacher

Alyssa Cooper - Director of Theater/Theater Teacher

Alyssa Cooper is from Warner Robins, Ga and graduated from Warner Robins High School. After graduating from high school, Ms. Cooper attended Columbus State University, where she earned her Bachelor's and Master's degree in Theatre Education. The 2023-2024 school year marks Ms. Cooper's fourth year in education.


Ms. Cooper enjoys golfing, watching Hulu, and participating in more theatre, in her spare time. Ms. Cooper is the proud aunt to one adorable nephew and a proud pet parent to Jojo Cooper and Darth Maul Leroy Cooper. Ms. Cooper looks forward to a dazzling 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

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Katlynn Cross - Social Studies

Katlynn Cross is from Perry, Georgia and graduated from Perry High School. After graduating from high school, Miss Cross attended Wesleyan College, where she earned a degree in International Relations and Religious Studies. Additionally, she attended Trevecca Nazarene University and earned two Masters degrees in Theology and then in Teaching. Currently, Miss Cross is working towards a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction at Mercer University. The 2023-2024 school year marks Miss Cross' 5th year in social studies education.


Miss Cross enjoys horseback riding, traveling, and reading fantasy genre books in her spare time. Miss Cross looks forward to a sensational 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Reginald Cuthpert - Mathetmatics

Reginald Cuthpert - Mathematics

Reginald Cuthpert is from Moultrie, GA and graduated from Colquitt County High School. After graduating from high school, Mr. Cuthpert attended Valdosta State University, where he earned a degree in Mass Media. Additionally, he earned his Masters of Arts in Teaching from Fort Valley State University and his Specialists in Curriculum and Instruction from Piedmont College. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Cuthpert's eighth year in education.

Mr. Cuthpert enjoys card games, technology, and trying new restaurants in his spare time. He is married and has two children. Mr. Cuthpert looks forward to a positive and productive 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.


Altea Danforth - Student Services

Christina Danforth - Student Services

Christina Danforth was originally born in the country of Albania. Her parents fled to Greece when she was two years old, and then moved to the U.S. when she was nine. Most of her time living in the U.S. was spent growing up in Florida, where she graduated from Naples High School. After graduating from high school, Ms. Danforth attended Western Governors University, where she earned a degree in B.S. in Business-Human Resource Management. Additionally, she is attending Georgia College and State University, where she is projected to complete her Masters in Special Education in the summer of 2024. The 2023-2024 school year marks Ms. Danforth's second year in education.

Ms. Danforth enjoys spending time with her children, visiting family in Florida, and visiting the beach in her spare time. Her two elementary aged daughters, Sofia and Violet, keep Ms. Danforth busy. In addition, Ms. Danforth enjoys working out and loves spending time outdoors. Ms. Danforth looks forward to a a year of growth in the 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School!

Vanessa Daniely - Student Services

Vanessa Daniely - Student Services

Vanessa Daniely is from Fort Valley, Georgia and graduated from Peach County High School in 1982. After graduating from high school, Ms. Daniely attended Fort Valley State University and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (Accounting). Additionally, she attended Fort Valley State University and earned a Masters in Middle Grade Education. Lastly, she attended Georgia Southwestern State University and did an add-on in Special Education - Adapted Curriculum. The 2023-2024 school year will be Mrs. Daniely's 29th year in education.

In her spare time, Mrs. Daniely likes to learn new crafts, like sewing and crochet. She also loves reading historical romances, watching crime shows on Discovery ID and watching tennis. Mrs. Daniely has one daughter and a grandson. I look forward to a wonderful 2023-2024 school year in Trojan Nation. TROJAN FOR LIFE!!!

Jennifer Dollar - Bookkeeper

Jennifer Dollar - Bookkeeper

Jennifer Dollar is from Warner Robins, GA and graduated from Northside High School in 1993. After graduating from high school, Jennifer attended Georgia Military College and received and Associates Degree in Logistics Management. The 2023-2024 school year marks 24 years working in education. She worked for her alma mater, Northside High School as the bookkeeper for 20 years before joining PCHS last year in the bookkeeper roll.

Jennifer enjoys cooking, reading, and leading her life group at Southside Baptist Church in her spare time. She also had a small catering business for many years and loves to put the skills she learned from catering weddings and special events to use at school treating the faculty and staff. She is married to Billy Dollar, a 1994 graduate of Peach County High School. They have two children Isabelle and Thomas and as a family they love traveling together and going on adventures.

Sara Elliott - Band Director

Sara Elliott - Band Director

Sara Elliott is from Cleveland, GA and graduated from White County High School. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Elliott attended the University of Georgia, where she earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education & Percussion Performance. Additionally, she attended Georgia College and State University and earned a Masters degree in Music Education. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mrs. Elliott's 12th year in education.

Mrs. Elliott enjoys hiking, reading, & watching UGA football, in her spare time. Go Dawgs! Mrs. Elliott looks forward to an inspiring 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.


Danelle Emory - English/Language Arts

Danelle Emory - English/Language Arts

Danelle Emory is an English and Language Arts teacher. She is currently entering her seventeenth year of teaching. She started her teaching career at Turner County High School, Ashburn Georgia, where she taught for two years. She then began teaching at Macon County High School, Montezuma Georgia, where she taught for nine years. There she served as department chairperson. Additionally, she served on the school's leadership team and several other school committees. After serving as an educator at Macon County High School, Mrs. Emory began teaching at Peach County High School, where she is currently teaching. Furthermore, Mrs. Emory serves as an adjunct instructor at Central Georgia Technical College and an Upward Bound Teacher with Fort Valley State University’s Upward Bound Program.

Mrs. Emory earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from The Fort Valley State University in 2005. She earned a Masters in Education with a concentration in English Language Learners from American Public University in 2013. She is certified to teach secondary gifted ELA and Advanced Placement Literature as well. Mrs. Emory also holds a certificate in professional teaching and training: Differentiated Instruction: Theory into Practice.

Mrs. Emory has always valued education. Even as a child she was consistently pretending to be an educator with siblings and other family members. She has always been passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of others. She operates with the belief that in order to be successful in educating others one has to be able to connect with them. She finds it imperative to determine learning styles, interests, readiness levels and motivations. This knowledge is used as a tool for building relationships.

Mrs. Emory and her husband (Jarvis) have two children (Jamaal and Zoey). She values family ties and enjoys spending time with various family members and life-long friends that have become like family. As a Peach County native, Mrs. Emory takes pride in teaching the students here at Peach County High School. For them, she plans to give them her all.

Elisa Evans - Student Services

Elisa Evans - Student Services

Elisa Evans is from middle Georgia and graduated from Warner Robins High School. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Evans attended the University of Georgia where she earned a degree in Special Education. Additionally, she attended Georgia Southwestern and earned an advanced degree in Special Education. The 2023-2024 school year marks Elisa’s fourteenth year in education.

Mrs. Evans enjoys watching the dawgs play, painting, and reading in her spare time. She especially enjoys interacting with animals. Mrs. Evans enjoys spending time with her family. She is married to Wesley Evans. Together they have a daughter named Kimber. Mrs. Evans looks forward to another awesome school year at Peach County High School.

Rodney Evans - paraprofessional

Rodney Evans - Paraprofessional

Mr. Rodney Evans is from Omaha, Nebraska and graduated from Omaha Central High School. After graduating from high school, Mr. Evans attended Northwest Missouri State University. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Evans seventh year in education.

When not in the classroom, Mr. Evans enjoys fishing. Mr. Evans is married to Veronica and has two sons, Joshuya and Jarius. Mr. Evans looks forward to a great 2023-2024 school year in Trojan Nation.

Trayon Evans - Mathematics

Trayon Evans - Mathematics

I have taught mathematics for a total of 14 years and 9 years in the educational role as a technology specialist and as a paraprofessional for two of those nine years.

I love children.

Before I chose high school as my home, I worked in elementary, middle and high school as a substitute teacher. It’s then I KNEW high school was the place for me. I just love seeing the students blossom into young adults!

Donna Ferguson - Paraprofessional

Donna Ferguson - Paraprofessional

Donna Ferguson is from Perry, Georgia and graduated from Perry High School. After graduating from high school, Donna attended Middle Georgia State University where she graduated with a Paraprofessional Certificate. Additionally, She earned an Associates of Science Degree in Elementary Education. She worked in Muscogee County for three years at Forrest Road Elementary School before joining the Peach County Family. She Served 17 years at Byron Middle school. The 2023 - 2024 school year marks her fifth year at PCHS.

When not in the classroom Donna enjoys walks with her dog, Max and spending time with her son Brandon Ferguson who is a graduate of Peach County High School. Brandon is about to head to ABAC college in the Fall. Donna looks forward to cooking, crafting and having a positive school year with her students.

Julie Folse - Business Education/Computer Science

Julie Folse - Business Education/Computer Science

Julie Folse is from Columbus, MS and graduated from New Hope High School (also the Trojans) After graduating from high school, Mrs. Folse attended Mississippi University for Woman, where she earned a degree in Business, Additionally, she attended Mississippi University for Woman and earned an advanced degree in Master in Education Business The 2023-2024 school year marks Julie's 21st in education.

When not in the classroom, Mrs. Folse enjoys learning new technology and quilting. Mrs. Folse is married to another educator, Mike, and has 3 children Jesus, Mary, and Madeline. Mrs. Folse looks forward to a fantastic 23-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Susan George - Science

Susan George - Science

Dr. Susan George is from Macon, Ga. and graduated from Stratford Academy in 1996. After graduating from high school, Dr. George attended Georgia Southern University, where she earned a degree in Biology and Secondary Science Education. Additionally, she continued her education at Georgia Southern University and earned Masters in Education. In 2012 she earned her Doctoral degree in Education with an emphasis in Teacher Leadership from Walden University. The 2023-2024 school year marks Dr. George's 23rd year in education.

Dr. George enjoys Camping and Hiking, in her spare time. Dr. George loves to spend her time outside and often calls it Wilderness Therapy. Dr. George loves watching sporting events at the high school level. She was very active in athletics in high school and college playing 2 intercollegiate sports for the Eagles (Soccer and Cross Country). Dr. George's motto for education is rigor, relevance and relationships. Dr. George looks forward to a fun, active, and challenging 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Harrison Gore - Science

Harrison Gore - Science

Harrison Gore is from Macon, GA and graduated from Tattnall Square Academy. After graduating from high school, Mr. Gore attended Faulkner University, where he earned a degree in Business Administration. Additionally, he earned an advanced degree in Science Education from Faulkner University. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Gore's 7th year in education.

Outside the classroom Mr. Gore enjoys spending time with his family, Ariel, his wife, & Scarlet, his daughter, in his spare time. Mr. Gore is also an assistant coach on the Peach County football team, as well as, the head wrestling coach. Mr. Gore is excited to be a part of the Peach County family. Mr. Gore looks forward to a exciting & productive 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.


John Greco - ESOL

John Greco - ESOL

John Greco graduated from Perry High School in 2000. After graduating from high school, Mr. Greco attended Georgia Southern University, where he earned a degree in Spanish Education. Additionally, he attended Kennesaw State University and earned a Masters degree in Teaching English as a Second Language. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Greco's 16th year in education.

Mr. Greco enjoys hiking, kayaking and spending time with his three kids. Mr. Greco looks forward to a great 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Rogers Harris - Physical Education

Rogers Harris - Physical Education

Family:

Wife- Joiretta Harris

Children- Markala (25)  India (20)   Markal (10)

Coach Harris is from Macon, Ga and a graduate of Jones County High School (93).  He has 25 years of teaching and coaching experience.  His Career started in Martin TN as the Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Martin Middle School. 

His other stops include:

McEvoy Middle School (Bibb)

Southwest Macon

Perry High School

Houston County High School

Northside High School

Education:

University of Tennessee at Martin (Bachelors)

Troy State University (Masters)

Piedmont College (Specialist)

Catherine Heller - Art

Catherine Heller - Art

Cathy Heller is originally from Mt. Clemens, Michigan, but moved to Ft. Valley, GA during elementary school and graduated from Peach County High School in 1994. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Heller attended Armstrong Atlantic State University, where she earned a degree in Art Education. Additionally, she attended Valdosta State University and earned a Masters degree in Art Education. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mrs. Heller's 26th year in education.

Mrs. Heller enjoys drawing, traveling and playing tennis in her spare time. Also in her spare time, Mrs. Heller serves as the National Art Education Association's Secondary Southeastern Director, the Member at Large for the Georgia Art Education Association, and the Fine Arts Lead Teacher for Peach County School District. Mrs. Heller looks forward to an amazing year of ART-making in the 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Joey Hiller

Joey Hiller - Physical Education/Head Baseball Coach

Coach Joey Hiller is a 1990 graduate of Stratford Academy. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Columbus State University in 1994, where he played baseball, before being drafted and signed in the 18th round as a pitcher in the MLB June Amateur Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers. Coach Hiller was also drafted out of high school by the Atlanta Braves.

Coach Hiller has over 27 of experience in education as a teacher, an athletic director, head baseball coach, head softball coach, assistant football coach, athletic field maintenance director, and sports information director.

On the baseball diamond, he has an overall record of 625-128 (.809 winning percentage), 11 State Championships, 2 State Runner-Up finishes, and 16 Region Championships. In his 24 seasons as the Head Baseball Coach of Tattnall Square Academy, he has placed over 40 student-athletes in college and professional baseball. Coach Hiller was also inducted into the Macon Sports Hall of Fame in 2021 for his accomplishments in baseball.

Coach Hiller excelled as the Head Softball Coach at Tattnall Square Academy, where he accumulated 9 Region Championships, 13 Final Four appearances, one Runner-Up finish, and one State Championship while compiling an overall record of 474-180 (.725 winning percentage) in 20 seasons.

Shantiqua Hodges - Student Services

Shantiqua Hodges - Student Services

Shantiqua Hodges is from Griffin, Georgia and graduated from Griffin High School. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Hodges attended Wesleyan College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. Additionally, she attended Mercer University earning a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy in Secondary Education. Lastly, she earned a Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Kennesaw State University. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mrs. Hodges seventh year in education.

Mrs. Hodges enjoys playing softball in her spare time and spending time with her family at the beach or traveling to different sports events with her children. Mrs. Hodges is married to her husband Eugene and they enjoy visiting history museum, going to estate sales and mountain climbing. Mrs. Hodges looks forward to a exciting and fulfilling 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Mitchell Holcombe - Assistant Band Director

Mitchell Holcombe - Assistant Band Director

Mitchell Holcombe is from Macon, Georgia and graduated from Howard High School. After graduating from high school, Mr. Holcombe attended Valdosta State University , where he earned a Bachelors and Masters degree in Music Education. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Holcombe's 3rd year in education.

Mr. Holcombe enjoys playing golf, watching movies, and playing guitar in his spare time. Mr. Holcombe looks forward to a fun 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Sara Honrath - Principal's Secretary

Sara Honrath - Principal's Secretary

Sara Honrath is from Albany, GA, but graduated from Northside High School. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mrs. Honrath's 15th year of working in a school system.

In her spare time, Mrs. Honrath enjoys being on the water. She has been married for 25 years to her high school sweetheart, Tony, and has two boys, Dean and Jack. Mrs. Honrath looks forward to a fantastic school year.

Don Hudson - Physical Education

Don Hudson - Physical Education

Don Hudson is originally from Mobile, Ala but grew up in Warner Robins, Georgia and graduated from Northside High School. After graduating from high school, Don attended Georgia Southern University on football scholarship and played on two National Championship teams (1989 and 1990). He earned a degree in Middle Grades Education in Math and Science. Additionally, he attended Argosy University and American College of Education earning advanced degree in Health and Wellness. The 2023-2024 school year marks Coach Hudson's 31st year in education.

Don Hudson enjoys spending time with family, coaching young student-athletes, and traveling in his spare time. Time with wife Melanie, sons DJ (16) and Zion (15), and daughters Alysha (20) and Gabby (11) is the most important thing to him. Along with spending time with family, Coach Hudson really enjoy building relationships with the young people he teaches and coach. In building these relationships, it allows him to help mold young men and women as productive citizens, husbands, wives, and future leaders. Coach Don Hudson looks forward to a very productive 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Matthew Hunt - Instructional Technologist

Matthew Hunt - Instructional Technologist

Mr. Matthew Hunt is from Perry, Georgia and graduated from Perry High School in 2003. After graduating from high school, Mr. Hunt attended Georgia Southern University, where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Middle Grades Education with concentrations in Science and Social Studies. Additionally, he attended Georgia Southern and earned a Master's Degree in Accomplished Teaching and a Specialist Degree in Middle Grades Education with a concentration in Science. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Hunt's 16th year in education.

In his spare time, Mr. Hunt enjoys Braves baseball, Falcons football, Georgia Southern sports, and University of Georgia sports. Additionally, he enjoys time with his wife, Jessica, and working with his two boys in any of the endeavors they undertake. Mr. Hunt looks forward to a productive 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Jamie Jenkins - Counselor

Jamie Jenkins - Counselor

Mrs. Jenkins is from Hawkinsville, Georgia and graduated from The Westfield Schools. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Jenkins attended Kennesaw State University, where she earned a degree in English Education. Additionally, she attended Fort Valley State University and earned a Master’s degree in School Counseling. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mrs. Jenkins 9th year in education.

Mrs. Jenkins enjoys spending time with her husband and children in her spare time. She also enjoys hiking, pickleball, and traveling to new places. Mrs. Jenkins looks forward to a fantastic 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Lisa Jones - Instructional Coach

Lisa Jones - Instructional Coach

Mrs. Lisa Jones is from Fort Valley, Georgia and graduated from Peach County High School. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Jones attended The Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia Southern University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Mathematics. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mrs. Jones's thirty-sixth year in education.

Mrs. Jones enjoys traveling, hanging out at the beach, and, most importantly, spending time with her family and grandbaby, Lyla. During football season, you can find her in the stands with the Golden Girls dance team, an organization she danced with while in high school and then coached for many years. Mrs. Jones is married to Dr. Julian Jones. Both she and Dr. Jones are excited to be returning to their hometown and working with the Peach County school district. Mrs. Jones looks forward to an awesome 2023-2024 school year at her alma mata Peach County High School!

Jody Kemp - Agriculture

Jody Kemp - Agriculture

Mr. jody Kemp is from Fort Valley GA and graduated from PEach Co High School in 1986. After graduating from high school, Mr. Kemp attended FVSC, where he earned a degree in Agricultural Education. The pathway that he focuses on is Agricultural Mechanics. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Kemp's 28th of years in education.

Mr. Kemp enjoys watching racing especially NASCAR, mowing grass, and watching crime related TV in his spare time. He ironically is married to a remarkable wife with the same name. Mr. Kemp looks forward to a busy 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

William Kent - Spanish

William Kent - Spanish

Mr. William A. Kent is from Cordele, Georgia and graduated from Crisp County High School. After graduation he attended the University of Georgia and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in World Language Education. Mr. Kent continued his education at Kennesaw State University, where he earned a Master’s degree in Teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). Most recently, he studied at Piedmont University and earned a Specialist’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Kent’s 11th year in education and 8th at Peach County High School.

When not in the classroom, Mr. Kent enjoys spending time with family, serving as a member of Central Baptist Church in Warner Robins, and reading a good novel. He is married to Brenna and has one son, Noah. Mr. Kent looks forward to working with PCHS to make it a great school year!

James Lasseter - Work Based Learning/CTAE Director

James Lassetter - Work-Based Learning

James Lassetter is from Milledgeville, GA and graduated from Baldwin High School. After graduating from high school, James Lassetter worked for a few years before attending Macon Junior College and then graduating from Mercer University, where he earned a degree in Business Administration. Additionally, he attended Georgia Southwestern State University and earned a Masters in Business Education. Mr. Lassetter finished his education at Columbus State University where he earned a Specialist in Educational Leadership. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Lassetter’s 22 years in education.

Mr. Lassetter enjoys camping, hiking, fishing, reading, working outside, in his spare time. Mr. Lassetter enjoys the beach, the mountains and just getting away. He has been married for 29 years. He has 4 adult children, all of which graduated from PCHS, and eight, soon to be nine grandchildren.

Erin Lycett - Social Studies

Erin Lycett - Social Studies

Erin Lycett is moved around a lot growing up, from Georgia to Texas. She attended South Gwinnett High School for two years and graduated from Amarillo High School in Texas. After graduating from high school, Ms. Lycett attended Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas where she earned a Bachelor of Behavioral Science degree in Education, majoring in History and minoring in Speech Communications. Additionally, she attended Georgia College and earned an advanced degree in Foundations and Secondary with a concentration in Social Studies. She returned to Georgia College to earn her Ed.S in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in Social Studies. The 2023-2024 school year marks Ms. Lycett’s 25th year in education and her 24th year at Peach County High School.

Ms. Lycett enjoys photography, travel, scrapbooking, and Star Wars, in her spare time. Her fascination in Star Wars really took off her senior year of high school (yes, in the last century) when Ms. MacFarland taught about archetypes and she studied those archetypes through Star Wars. Ms. Lycett looks forward to a amazing 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

William Malcott - Social Studies

William Malcott - Social Studies

Mr. Malcott enlisted in the U.S. Navy after High School, then attended Georgia College and State Universtiy , where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration and a Masters in Public Administration. Additionally, he attended Nova Southeastern University and earned a Education Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Malcott's twentieth year in education.

Mr. Malcott enjoys traveling, taking beach vacations with his family, and taking cruises with his wife, Karen who is also and educator. Mr. Malcott looks forward to a successful 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Brooke Martin - Science

Brooke Martin - Science

Hello, my name is Brooke Martin. This is my fifth year in education and my second year teaching at Peach County High School. Before my teaching career, I worked on the clinical side of the Emergency Room in Florence, SC. I am an alumni of Francis Marion University where I earned a bachelors of science degree in biology!

I believe that each student is a unique individual and needs an interactive and intriguing learning environment to have the ability to grow physically, mentally and socially. My goal as a teacher is to create this particular environment so students can meet their fullest potential.

Go Trojans!

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Jennifer Martin - American Sign Language

Mrs. Jennifer Martin is a proud Peach County High School alumna and has returned home to give back to the community that raised her. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in English from Berry College, along with minors in Sociology and Women's Studies. She then attained her Master's Degree at the University of Georgia, where she also became involved with the Deaf Community. That experience fueled her love for American Sign Language, which she has brought back to PCHS. Mrs. Martin also teaches various English courses, including AP Language and American Literature. Finally, she takes pride in her position as Journalism Instructor and Yearbook sponsor.

This busy lifestyle is encouraged and supported by her husband, Lawrence, as well as her daughters, Amelia and Madison--both Byron Eagles. This family is fulfilled by fur-babies Taylor and Raja, and the might-as-well-be-daughter Yuki, who is starting her senior year at UGA. Still, Mrs. Martin considers her "children" to be infinite in her fifteen years of teaching and believes that her heart grows with each student on her roster.

Derrick Mason - Physical Education

Derrick Mason - Physical Education

Derrick Mason is from Birmingham, Alabama and graduated from Huffman High School. After graduating from high school, Coach Mason attended Alabama A&M University, where he earned a degree in Sport Management . Additionally, he continued at Alabama A&M University and earned an advanced degree in Kinesiology, Applied Sport Science. The 2023-2024 school year marks Coach Mason’s second year in education.

Coach Mason enjoys spending time with family , traveling and playing madden, in his spare time. ✝[Sentence describing your favorite hobby]✝. [Write 1-2 sentences describing anything that you would want your students/families to know.] Coach Mason looks forward to a great 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Connie McCain - Social Studies

Connie McCain - Social Studies

Connie McCain is from Coldwater, Alabama and graduated from Wellborn High School. After graduating from high school, Mrs. McCain attended Jacksonville State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in History with a minor in Art History. Additionally, she attended Jacksonville State University and earned Masters in Secondary Education in Social Science. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mrs. McCain’s eighteenth in education.

Mrs. McCain enjoys spending time with her six years old son and husband. Mrs. McCain looks forward to a memorable 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Samantha McKenzie - Mathematics

Samantha McKenzie - Mathematics

Samantha McKenzie is from Cordele, Georgia and graduated from Crisp County High School. After graduating from high school, Ms. McKenzie attended Georgia Southwestern State University where she earned a bachelor's degree in Mathematics Education. Additionally, she attended the University of Phoenix and Thomas University to earn a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction and a specialist degree in Teacher Leadership. The 2023-2024 school year marks Ms. McKenzie's 23rd year in education and 18th year at Peach County High School. Ms. McKenzie enjoys listening to audiobooks, pretty planning (with stickers) and hanging out with friends during her spare time. Ms. McKenzie believes that knowing math should be treated like knowing how to read. No one would broadcast that they cannot read and therefore should not broadcast that they cannot do math. Ms. McKenzie looks forward to an awesome 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Chase McReynolds - Automotive

Chase McReynolds - Automotive

Mr. McReynolds is from Fort Walton Beach Fl. originally and moved to warner robins ga. when he was 13 . Mr. McReynolds graduated from Warner Robins High . After high school Mr. McReynolds started working for warner robins ford as a diesel intern , after many positions in the automotive world Mr. McReynolds opened his own shop . The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. McReynolds third year in education .

When not in the classroom , Mr. McReynolds enjoys spending time with his daughters kaitlyn and kaylea . Mr. McReynolds also enjoys grilling playing in the woods or enjoying a day on the his boat . Mr. McReynolds is very excited about the 2023-2024 school year , with a little time under his belt he plans on this being his best year teaching and advising students . in addition its a special year as kaylea will be starting ninth grade and kaitlyn is in her senior year

Laura Merrill - Student Services

Laura Merrill - Student Services

Laura Merrill is from Macon, Georgia and graduated from Stratford Academy After graduating from high school, Mrs. Merrill attended Georgia College and then Troy State University where she earned a degree in Criminology and Sociology. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mrs. Merrill's 17th year in education.

Mrs. Merrill enjoys traveling, especially to the mountains or to the beach. Mrs. Merrill is married to Jon and has one son, Elijah (as well as several fur babies). Mrs. Merrill looks forward to a dynamic 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Judy Messer - Family Engagement Coordinator

Judy Messer - Family Engagement Coordinator

The 2023-2024 school year marks Judy Messer with 13 years in education.
She enjoys watching and following the Atlanta Braves, in her spare time. She enjoys attending games with family and friends. Ms. Messer loves helping support the families of Peach County in any way that she is able. Please feel free to reach out to her with any question that you might have. Ms. Messer looks forward to an EXCITING 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Cassie Moore - MTSS

Cassie Moore - Intervention Specialist

Cassie Moore is from Hawkinsville, GA and graduated from Hawkinsville High School. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Moore attended Georgia Southern University, where she earned a degree in Special Education and a Master's degree in Adapted Curriculum. Additionally, she attended Georgia Southwestern State University and earned an advanced degree in Teacher Leadership. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mrs. Moore's 17th year in education.

Mrs. Moore enjoys spending time with her family, taking trips to the beach, and watching college football when she is not in the classroom. She is married to Jacob Moore, and they have a precious one year old daughter named Cora. Mrs. Moore is excited to be a Trojan and looks forward to a wonderful 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Luz Morales - Agriculture

Luz Morales - Agriculture

Ms. Luz Morales is from Fort Valley, GA and graduated from Peach County High School in the Class of 2015. After graduating from high school, Ms. Morales attended the University of Georgia, where she earned a Bachelor's of Science in Agricultural Education. Additionally, she attended Murray State University and earned a Master's in Science, Agricultural Education. The 2023-2024 school year marks her fifth year in education.

Ms. Morales enjoys gardening, reading, and teaching Sunday school, in her spare time. Ms. Morales looks forward to a bountiful 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Samuel Mullinax - Chorus Teacher

Samuel Mullinax - Chorus Teacher

Mr. Samuel Mullinax is from Ball Ground, GA and graduated from Cherokee High School. After graduating from high school, Samuel attended Reinhardt University , where he earned a degree in Music Education, as well as a degree in Vocal Performance. Additionally, he attended University of Georgia and earned an advanced degree in Vocal Performance. The 2023-2024 school year marks his sixth year in education.

Mr. Mullinax enjoys, singing in different local ensembles, gardening, and fishing in his spare time. Mr. Mullinax looks forward to a positive and successful 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Jennifer Nissley - English/Language Arts

Jennifer Nissley - English/Language Arts

Ms. Jennifer Nissley is from Indianapolis, Indiana and graduated from Wes-Del High School. After graduating from high school, Ms. Nissley attended Indiana University, where she earned a degree in English/Creative Writing. Additionally, she attended Thomas University and earned an advanced degree in Teaching. The 2023-2024 school year marks Ms. Nissley's 5th year in education.

In her free time, Ms. Nissley enjoys traveling, practicing photography, and attending concerts/music festivals. She also serves at the assistant coach for Lady Trojans' Flag Football and Tennis. Teaching and coaching is a sincere passion for Ms. Nissley and the relationships with students is very valuable to her approach to education. She is a believer that the right teachers can make a huge difference in a person's life. Ms. Nissley looks forward to a phenomenal 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Matthew Park - Physical Education

Matthew Park - Physical Education

Coach Matt Park is from Chipley, Florida and graduated from Chipley High School. After graduating from high school, Coach Park attended Tennessee Tech University on a football scholarship where he pursued a Bachelors degree in Education. Additionally, he attended Georgia Southern University and earned a Masters Degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Coach Park is currently earning a Specialist Degree in Instructional Technology from the University of West Georgia. The 2023-2024 school year marks Coach Parks thirteenth year in education.

When not in the classroom, Coach Park enjoys golfing, the beach & lake, and spending quality time with his family. Coach Park is married to Brittany Park and has two children, Barrett (6) and Harper Kay (4). Coach Park currently Coaches Football and Golf at PCHS. Coach Park is looking forward to a great 2023-2024 school year.

Matthew Partain - English/Language Arts

Matthew Partain - English/Language Arts

Mr. Matthew Partain is from Warner Robins and graduated from Houston County High School. After graduating from high school, Mr. Partain attended Middle Georgia State University, where he earned a degree in English with Teacher Certification in Secondary Education. Additionally, he attends Georgia College and State University and is completing his Master's in English. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Partain's eighth year in education.

Mr. Partain enjoys cooking, gardening, and dabbling in various creative arts, in his spare time. Mr. Partain is a conscientious teacher who works to allow all students to empower themselves, and to share their unique stories. He listens and considers all perspectives carefully. Mr. Partain has worked in collegiate writing centers, assisted in writing competitions/marathons, and presented on a panel at a symposium focused on Flannery O'Connor, his favorite author. Mr. Partain seeks to help all students and community members engage in authentic literature studies and conversations on what is important to each student and our community. Mr. Partain looks forward to an ample and emboldening 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Jonathan Pounds - English/Language Arts

Johnathan Pounds - English/Language Arts

Jonathan Pounds is from Clearwater, Florida and graduated from Warner Robins High School. After graduating from high school, Mr. Pounds attended Middle Georgia State University, where he earned both a degree in English and a degree in Business Administration. Additionally, he attended Georgia College and State University and earned a Master's Degree in Business Administration. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Pounds' eleventh year in education.

Mr. Pounds enjoys traveling, hiking, kayaking and playing guitar in his spare time. This past summer, his travels took him to Greece, the Czech Republic, Germany, Belgium and Scotland. He has been married for seven years and loves exploring new places with his wife Sonia and working on engineering projects with his son Gabriel. He also enjoys leading singing at his local church. Mr. Pounds looks forward to a fantastic 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Kristi Riley - Business Education

Kristi Riley - Business Education

Kristi Riley is from Macon, Georgia and graduated from Windsor Academy. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Riley attended Macon State College, where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in in Information Technology-Multimedia Design and Development. Additionally, she attended Grand Canyon University and earned a Master’s in Education: Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in technology. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mrs. Riley’s eighteenth year in education.

In her spare time, Mrs. Riley enjoys reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She is married to Jeremy and they have 4 dogs and hope to one day have a mini farm. Mrs. Riley shares the love of the Peach County community with her students and their families and believes that PCHS and the Peach School System are the best kept secret in Middle Georgia. Mrs. Riley looks forward to a exciting 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.


Amanda Warr - Student Services

Amanda Salmon-Warr - Student Services

Amanda Salmon-Warr is from Macon, GA and graduated from Southwest High School. After graduating from high school, she began a career in real estate, but later decided to pursue her dream of becoming an educator. Ms. Warr attended the University of Texas Permian Basin, where she earned a Bachelor Degree in Child and Family Studies with a minor in Special Education. Later, she attended Georgia Southwestern State University and earned a Masters Degree in Special Education. The 2023-2024 school year marks Ms. Warr’s 13th in education and her 7th at Peach County High School.

Ms. Warr enjoys painting, cooking and reading in her spare time. She, along with her children, are super adventurous eaters and really enjoy searching out and sampling new types of cuisine! Ms. Warr has a husband, two children and a pug named Cookie. Ms. Warr looks forward to engaging her students in active and engaging learning as well as boosting membership in the Partner’s Club for 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Joshua Schuyler - Academic Coach

Joshua Schuyler - Academic Coach

Coach Schuyler is from Tennille, Georgia and graduated from Washington County High School in 1999. After high school, Coach Schuyler attended Georgia Southern University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in History and Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction. Coach Schuyler earned his Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Piedmont University. 2023-2024 school year will make 20 years in education and Coach Schuyler's first year as a Trojan.

When not in the classroom, Coach Schuyler loves to enjoy the outdoors and gardening. Coach Schuyler is Married to Maggie Schuyler and they have one child Steven who is in the 1st grade.



Ralph Scott - Paraprofessional

Ralph Scott - Paraprofessional

Ralph Scott is from Whiting, Indiana and graduated from Whiting High School. After graduating from high school, Ralph Scott attended Ancilla Domini College, where he earned a degree in Visual Communications. The 2023-2024 school year marks Ralph Scott’s 6th year in education.

Ralph Scott enjoys film and taking photographs in his spare time. Ralph Scott loves spending time with his family. Most days are spent at the beach or outside playing basketball. Ralph Scott looks forward to a bright 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Michael Scrapchansky - Student Services

Michael Scrapchansky - Student Services

Mr. Michael Scrapchansky is from New London, Connecticut and graduated from Killingly High School. in Danielson, CT. After graduating from high school, Mr. Scrappy attended the University of Hartford, in West Hartford, CT, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, while playing four years of NCAA Division I College Baseball on scholarship, and honored as a Co-SIDA Academic All-American his senior year ('91).

Additionally, he attended Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT, earning a Master of Art in Teaching Degree. Lastly, he earned an Education Specialist Degree from Georgia Southwestern University in Americus, GA. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Scrappy's fifteenth year as a teacher in education.

When not in the classroom, Mr. Scrappy enjoys spending time with his girlfriend Tina, their dogs and cat, traveling to shoreline locations including St. George's Island. Mr. Scrappy also enjoys working out at Crunch Fitness, spending time in fellowship and on the golf course
with his bible study group friends, and helping others as a volunteer with Hearts of Georgia Hospice.

Mr. Scrappy looks forward to a great 2023-2024 school year in Trojan Nation, his sixth with Peach County High School.

April Sepulveda - Mathematics

April Sepulveda - Mathematics

Ms. Sepulveda is from Byron, Georgia and graduated from Peach County High School. After graduating from high school, Ms. Sepulveda attended Sullivan University in Louisville, Kentucky, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She also served our country in the U.S. Army. The 2023-2024 school year marks Ms. Sepulveda's first in education.

Ms. Sepulveda enjoys hunting, fishing, and plying pool in her spare time. She also enjoys hanging out at the pool with her fiancé (Tony), twin boys (Lincoln and Oliver), and soon-to-be stepdaughter (Ivey). She has traveled while in the U.S. Army, but Peach County will always be home. Ms. Sepulveda looks forward to an exciting and successful 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Beth Sims - Paraprofessional

Beth Sims - Paraprofessional

Beth Sims is from Fort Valley, Georgia and graduated from Peach County High School. While in high school she was enrolled in Cosmetology where she earned the required hours for her Master Cosmetologist License. She has owned and operated her own salon for 35 years. This is her 7th year as a Paraprofessional at PCHS.

When not in the classroom, Beth enjoys spending time with her family and serving in her church at Ingleside Baptist in Macon. Beth is married to Brantley and has two sons, Matthew and Jon-Michael and two stepsons, Ryan and Riley.


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John Skrak - Science

Tommy Skrak is from Statesboro, Georgia, and graduated from Statesboro High, Class of '78. I have my Bachelors and Master's degrees in science education from Georgia Southern University. I have been teaching for thirty-four years, the last five at Peach County High.

Krystal Slaughter - Student Services

Krystal Slaughter - Student Services

Ms. Slaughter is a native of Fort Valley, Georgia, where she was born and raised. She also was a proud graduate of Peach County High School. After graduating high school, Ms. Slaughter attended Central Georgia Technical College and earned an associate degree in Early Childhood Education. Additionally, she attended The Fort Valley State University, where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Infant Child Development, and upon that, she obtained a Master's Degree in Public Health. Ms. Slaughter is continuing her education at Georgia College and State University to receive a second Master's in special education.

When not in the classroom, Ms. Slaughter enjoys being a sports mom, spending time with her son Kysen, a 6th-grade student at Byron Middle School and the highlight of her life. She loves traveling, spending time with family, and, more importantly, attending church. God is and will forever be #1 in her life. She is a huge Alabama fan and loves fashion. Ms. Slaughter is looking forward to an awesome year with her students at the great Peach County High School. Her favorite quote is, "Students don't care how much you know until they know how much you care."

Andrew Smith - English/Language Arts

Andrew Smith - English/Language Arts

Andrew K. Smith is from Warner Robins and graduated from Houston County High School. After graduating from high school, Mr. Smith attended Mercer University, where he earned a degree in English Literature with a minor in Psychology. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mr. Smith's 3rd in education.
When not working on the education of himself and his students, Mr. Smith enjoys playing video games, reading books, and cooking in his spare time. Mr. Smith enjoys storytelling in all its forms, and one days hopes to be a published writer.

Mr. Smith is engaged to his fiancée, Darby, and lives their cats, Iggy and Latte. Mr. Smith looks forward to a dynamic 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.


Stephanie Smith - Student Services

Stephanie Smith - Student Services

Stephanie Smith is from Vienna, GA and graduated from Dooly County High School. After graduating from high school, Ms. Smith attended Valdosta State University, where she earned a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing. Additionally, she attended Albany State University and earned a Master of Education degree with a concentration in Special Education. Later, she attended Valdosta State University again where she earned an Education Specialist degree in Special Education. The 2023-2024 school year marks Ms. Smith's 15th year in education.

Ms. Smith has a bubbly personality and enjoys traveling, singing, cooking and eating in her spare time. She is a mother of 2, Kinslee and Messiah. Ms. Smith looks forward to an exciting time in Science for the 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Tanner Smith - Physical Education

Tanner Smith - Physical Education

Coach Smith is from Warner Robins, Georgia and graduated from Northside High School. After graduating high school, Coach Smith attended Georgia Military College where he earned his Associates Degree in General Studies. He then attended Middle Georgia State University to earn his Bachelors Degree in History. Additionally, he earned his Masters in Secondary Education from Georgia College & State University. The 2023-2024 school year marks Coach Smith's 4th year in education.

When not in the classroom or on the field, Coach Smith enjoys golfing and spending time with his wife Jessica Smith and dog Marshall. Coach Smith and his wife are expecting their first born son in December of 2023. Coach Smith is looking forward to a great 2023-2024 school year in Trojan Nation. Go Trojans!

Sara Smith - Paraprofessional

Sara Smith - Paraprofessional

Sara Lynise Oglesby-Smith is from Peach County, she is a graduate of Peach County High School. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Smith attended Central Ga Technical College where she earned an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education, in addition to many other certificates and diplomas. Currently, Mrs. Smith serves as a Paraprofessional Educator at Peach County High School in the Special Education Department, Mrs. Smith is also currently a student at Fort Valley State University with every intention to complete a Bachelor's Degree in Education.

When away from the classroom, Mrs. Smith enjoys reciting poetry, singing, and spending time with her family. Mrs. Smith is married to Algers Sr. and they have a son Algers Jr. Mrs. Smith is looking forward to a wonderful 2023-2024 school year in Trojan Nation.




Kristine Spivey - Healthcare

Kristine Spivey - Healthcare

Kristine Spivey is from Byron, GA and graduated from Peach County High School, being highly involved in FBLA and FFA. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Spivey worked at Boeing, getting an Aircraft Structure Certification from CGTC, building the C-17 aircraft, and attending nursing school at CGTC while employed. She went on to work at Primary Pediatrics afterhours as a nurse for 11years. After the closure of Boeing in 2015 she began working at Houston Medical Center in orthopedic and general surgeries. In March of 2017 a healthcare teacher position became available at PCHS and she was excited to fill the position. Additionally she has attended Valdosta State University to attain a teachers certification. The 2023-2024 school year will be the seventh year teaching at PCHS.

During personal time, Mrs. Spivey works in the healthcare field, doing to Disney World and spends time with her husband, Michael, and their blended family of grown children, Shayna, Michael, Kaleigh, and Sebastian. They are looking forward to welcoming their third grandchild later this year. Mrs. Spivey is excited to see what the school year has to offer.





Kristine Stineman - Student Services

Kristy Stineman - Student Services

Kristy Stineman is from Dover, Delaware and graduated from Houston County High School. After graduating from high school, Ms. Stineman attended Middle Georgia State University, where she earned a degree in Early Childhood and Special Education. Additionally, she attended Georgia Southern University and earned an advanced degree in Reading Education. The 2023-2024 school year marks Ms. Stineman's tenth year in education.

Ms. Stineman enjoys reading, playing trivia, and spending time with family and friends. Ms. Stineman looks forward to a fantastic 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Margie Talvan - Student Services

Margie Talvan - Student Services

Mrs. Margie Talvan graduated from Bacon County High School. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Talvan attended South Georgia College where she earned an Associate's degree in General Studies. Subsequently, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Georgia Southwestern State University. Additionally, she earned a Master of Public Administration and Education Specialist degree in Secondary Education from Georgia College and State University. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mrs. Talvan's nineteenth year teaching at Peach County High School.

Mrs. Talvan and her husband, John have two daughters, Melaina and Mallorie, who both attended Peach County High School. In her free time, Mrs. Talvan enjoys reading and spending time with her family. Mrs. Talvan looks forward to a wonderful 2023-2024 school year. Go Trojans!

Joni Thompson - Mathematics

Joni Thompson - Mathematics

Mrs. Joni Thompson is from Manteno, Illinois and graduated from Manteno High School. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Thompson attended University of Central Missouri, where she earned a degree in Architectural Drafting and Design. Additionally, she attended Armstrong Atlantic State University and earned Master's Degree in Middle Grades Education and she attended Piedmont College and earned an Educational Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. The 2023-2024 school year marks Mrs. Thompson's twentieth year in education.

Mrs. Thompson enjoys spending time at the beach, reading and spending time with family in her spare time. Mrs. Thompson's husband in currently stationed at Robins AFB when he serves as the commander of the 12th Air Control and Command Squadron and they have two daughters, Kiara who lives in Savannah and Makala who is a sophomore at the University of Arkansas. WOO PIG!! Mrs. Thompson is looking forward to a great 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Kelly Tucker - Mathematics

Kelly Tucker - Mathematics

I have over 22 years of experience working in a school system. The last 10 years I have been in the classroom and have discovered that this is where the journey begins. Each student enters my classroom with their own story, and I have the opportunity to help them build the next chapter. Sometimes there are disappointments, but we learn and those experiences are what make us stronger. I am excited to take my experiences and my passion of math to show the students how important it is in their every day life. Building relationships is an important component for my student to be successful. I am thankful I can be part of such a wonderful school system and to be able to engage with talented students.

Marquis Westbrook - Physical Education/Head Football Coach

Marquis Westbrook - Physical Education/Head Football Coach

Marquis Westbrook is from Cordele, GA and graduated from Crisp County High School. After graduating from high school, Coach Westbrook attended The University of Florida, where he earned a degree in Commercial Recreation. The 2023-2024 school year marks his 15th in education.

Coach Westbrook enjoys spending time with his family, coaching and attending sporting events, in his spare time. Coach Westbrook is married to Kennethia Westbrook- they have two children Joshua and Christi Westbrook.


Tripp Youngblood - Head Athletic Trainer

Tripp Youngblood - Head Athletic Trainer

Tripp Youngblood is from Fort Valley, GA and graduated from Peach County High School in 2008. After graduating from high school, Tripp attended Georgia Southern University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in athletic training. Additionally, he attended Columbus State University and earned an advanced degree in Exercise Science. The 2023-2024 school year marks Tripp's 7th year as Head Athletic Trainer at PCHS. In his spare time, Tripp enjoys collecting records, listening to music, and spending time with his wife (Leah), and 2 kids (Miles and Reese). Tripp looks forward to a winning 2023-2024 school year at Peach County High School.

Additional Valued Members of the Trojan Faculty and Staff

Saturn Aikens - Custodian

Pam Bouyer - Secretary

Lisa Burnette - Custodian

Cathy Clark - Secretary

Georgia Cook - School Nutrition

Tammy Dees - School Nutrition

Chantelle Crawford - Paraprofessional

Amie Grace - School Nutrition

Lakesha Green - Paraprofessional

Lisa Griffin - ATS Clerk

Tammy Griffin - School Nutrition

Amie Hall - School Nutrition

Laura Hammond - School Nutrition

David Head - School Nutrition

Karen Henton - Custodian

Robert Hill - Audio/Visual Teacher

Jasper Holcomb - Custodian

Yolanda Jones - Paraprofessional

Rita Kendrick - Paraprofessional

Jalen McCarty - Paraprofessional

Angie Payne - School Nutrition

Carolyn Sammons - School Nutrition

Sara Smith - Paraprofessional

Larry Wiliams - School Nutrition

Carmen Winstead - School Nutrition