A native of Barnesville and an honor graduate of Lamar County High School, Mrs. Harris attended the greatest college in the universe: The University of Georgia on a full academic scholarship. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in biochemistry & molecular biology. She earned her master's degree in public administration from Keller Graduate School of Management (2006) and is currently enrolled at Capella University in pursuit of her doctorate degree with a specialization in curriculum & instruction. As of June 2008, she has the distinction of "ABD" (All But Dissertation).
Mrs. Harris taught for seven years at Mary Persons High School and served as science department chair 3 years. She has now returned to her alma mater, Lamar County Comprehensive High School to teach AP chemistry and regular chemistry. She believes that there is nothing more important than a love of learning. Mrs. Harris expects the best of all of her students and will accept nothing less than a student's best. The lucky students in her classroom can expect a challenging and rewarding learning experience.
She is married to her high school sweetheart, Kelsey Harris who teaches middle school physical science at Lamar County Middle School. Kelsey, a UGA graduate, is the head middle school football, basketball & track coach. Together they have one daughter, Kelyse, the love of their lives, who is a student at Lamar County Elementary School. She is also a great athlete, competing in basketball, softball and gymnastics. She, too, is a future Georgia Dawg.
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