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 15 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.
"I am a longtime Walton County educator. I am committed to ensuring that every child, every day is at the heart of the mindset of all staff members." -Jennifer Nick
Mrs. Nick has held several teaching and administrative postitions during her 21 year career with the Walton County School District. Before this, she was a speech pathologist with the Montogmery, Ala. County Public School System. She has served as a special education teacher, regular education teacher, instructional coach, and district administrator. Mrs. Nick currently hold's an Educational Specialist Degree in Education, Master's Degree in Education and Special Education, and a Bachelor's Degree in Speech Pathology and Education. Mrs. Nick and her husband own and operate Nick's Seafood Restaurant in Basin Bayou. She takes great pride in serving the community and supporting and leading numerous comminity causes. Mrs. Nick and her husband have two children, a daughter Aubree, 16, and a son, Cade, 10. Both attend schools in the Walton County School District.