Mr. Drake is originally from Snellville, Georgia. He is a graduate of South Gwinnett High School and brings with him three years of banking experience and 13 years of educational experience. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Augusta University. He has a Master's of Mass Communications in Advertising and a Specialist in Educational Leadership from the University of Georgia. He is certified in the fields of Special Education General Curriculum (P-12), Special Education Content Areas Math, Science, Language Arts and Social Studies (P-8) and Educational Leadership (P-12).
Ms. Bodie is a lifelong resident of Walton County. After graduating from Walton High School, she attended the University of Florida where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Zoology. She earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of West Florida. Ms. Bodie holds a Florida Teaching Certificate in the areas of Mathematics 6-12, Biology 6-12, and Educational Leadership. Prior to entering school administration, she taught middle and high school math for most of her teaching career, but through the years she also gained valuable experience teaching middle and high school science as well as teaching math and science in a dropout prevention program.