Graduate Showcase for Early Childhood Education

Whitney Armourarmour_whitney_img_0961

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Hometown: Lula, GA

Phone Number: 770-654-9652

Graduation Date: May 2011

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

My career goal is become a memorable teacher that instills a love of learning in my students. I hope to be the teacher that students say, "because of her and her love of learning, I became..." We all have a destiny, and I hope to help EVERY student reach his or hers by giving them the confidence to become what they can dream.

 

Danielle Bakerbaker_danielle_img_0904

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Hometown: Demorest, GA

Phone Number:
478-973-4109

Graduation Date:
May 2011

Degree:
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I would love to work with special needs children. If I am not offered a job to work with special needs individuals, then I will be in graduate school for special education. I would love to work in the special education program in any school.

 

Lauren Booneboone_lauren_img_0902

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Hometown: Cleveland, GA

Phone Number: 706-969-8576

Graduation Date: May 2011

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I would love to become a proactive and enthusiastic teacher that builds an enjoyable classroom for students and has opportunities for career growth.

 

Hope Bottsbotts_hope_img_0833

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Hometown: Eastanollee, GA

Phone Number:
706-599-3237

Graduation Date:
December 2010

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I would like to find a position teaching in an elementary school where I can help my students to discover a love of learning and to reach their goal of eventually graduating from high school and going on to further their education.

 

Heather LaShae Brainbrain_heather_img_0916

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Hometown:
Athens, GA

Phone Number:
706-255-5118

Graduation Date:
December 2010

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I want to work with students to help them obtain their highest potential.  I also want to aid parents and guardians in becoming involved with their students education.  Preparing students for a bright future that has no limits.

 

Lisa Brownbrown_lisa_img_0951

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Hometown:
Royston, GA

Phone Number: 706-498-2988

Graduation Date:
December 2010

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

My dream is to become an elementary school teacher. I would like to work with young students of any age. I love social studies and science, but can teach any subject.

 

Monica Burchburch_monica_img_1146

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Hometown:
Athens, GA

Phone Number: 706-254-8629

Graduation Date: December 2010

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

My career ambitions are to acquire a teaching job as a Kindergraden through 2nd grade elementary school teacher. I hope that I am fortunate enough to find a school home that uses the team planning style, where I can further my educational knowledge and sharpen my teaching skills. Within the next three years, I plan to return to Piedmont to receive my master's in education.

 

Marissa Coakleycoakley_marissa_img_0815

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Hometown: Toccoa, GA

Phone Number: 706-716-3296

Graduation Date: December 2010

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I want to be a successful teacher who has a democratic classroom in which all my students grow and learn.

 

Ryan Cobocobo_ryan_img_0823

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Hometown:
Elberton, GA

Phone Number:
706-424-3051

Graduation Date:
December 2010

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I want to be a successful teacher and great role model for all students I come across. A male role model is very important to students of all ages, especially younger students. I want to be that great role model. I see myself teaching the younger students in elementary school.

 

Jerika Cooper

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Hometown: Comer, GA

Phone Number: 706-832-4319

Graduation Date:
May 2011

Degree:
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

My goal is to make a difference in the life of a child through education.  I will provide a strong standards-based classroom and make sure that no child is left behind.

 

Sheila Dooleydooley_sheila_img_0810

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Hometown: Clarkesville, GA

Phone Number: 706-968-2506

Graduation Date: December 2010

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

Educating children is my passion. I enjoy touching lives and feeling confident that I have helped make a child a model citizen to this world. I believe that all students have the capability of learning and it is my goal to teach them.

 

Kimberly Faulknerfaulkner_kimberly_img_0813

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Phone Number: 706-371-2640

Graduation Date: May 2011

Degree:
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I plan on continuing my education by getting my master’s after graduation. I love working with children and making a difference in their lives. I plan to use this enthusiasm in my future classroom to make students excited about learning.

 

Amanda Garciagarcia_amanda_img_0818

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Hometown:
Tiger, GA

Phone Number:
706-982-0805

Graduation Date:
December 2010

Degree:
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I desire to be a positive influence in the lives of children. Providing a foundation that will lead students to success in life will utilize my personal strengths and be a fulfilling part of my life.

 

Sara Gardinergardiner_sarah_img_0548

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Hometown: Maysville, Ga

Phone Number: 706-658-4972

Graduation Date:
May 2011

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I plan to be a 4th or 5th grade teacher. Eventually I would like to be an elementary school counselor. If time permits, I would also like to be a middle or high school cheerleading coach. I hope to touch the lives of children everywhere.

 

Amanda Guntergunter_amanda_img_0741

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Hometown: Toccoa, GA

Phone Number: 706-491-2084

Graduation Date: May 2011

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

My career ambition is to make a difference in a child’s life. I aim to earn a master’s degree in reading. I want to do this because it is so important to help a child learn to read. I want the children in my classroom to be successful.

 

Deonte Huffhuff_deonte_img_0935

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Hometown: Athens, GA

Phone Number: 706-424-0755

Graduation Date: May 2011

Degree:
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

My ambition as an educator is be the kind of person that can provide profound information to children.  My drive is to give them the necessary skills needed in life at an early age and to help them become successful.  As an educator, I believe the most important years in a person's life is the early years.  The early years are very critical.

 

Gregory Janneyjanney_gregory_img_0809

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Hometown: Gainesville, GA

Phone Number: 770-833-4297

Graduation Date: December 2010

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I will establish an innovative charter school for kindergarden through 5th grades that uses research proven teaching strategies that reach, engage, and coach all learners to reach their maximum potential.

I also desire another U.S. Marine Corp military embed assignment, but in Afghanistan this time.

 

Matthew Lang

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Homtown: Hull, GA

Phone Number:
770-891-6453

Graduation Date: December 2010

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I want to teach, shape, and influence our future generations and leaders of our nation. I would eventually like to be in administration after gaining valuable knowledge and experiences in the classroom as a teacher and as a student.

 

Andrea Marlow

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Hometown: Elberton, GA

Phone Number:
706-498-1109

Graduation Date:
May 2011

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

My goal is to find a job in a pre-k through fifth grade classroom.  I would like to be able to apply the knowledge I have obtained from Piedmont College in a classroom of my own.  I look forward to helping students learn the concepts they need to get from one grade to the next. I will also teach students the life skills they need to be independent.

 

Sharon Milfordmilford_sharon_img_0925

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Hometown:
Bowersville, GA

Phone Number: 706-491-3487

Graduation Date: December 2010

Degree:
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I would love to teach any grade, pre-k through fifth grade. I want to provide a safe and caring classroom environment for my students. One of my goals is for my students to learn the best way they can by my differentiation in the classroom. I also want to have a democratic classroom that is suitable for all students. My main goal is for my students to achieve and excel beyond their expectations.

 

Sherry Mimsmims_sherry_img_0918

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Hometown: Madison, GA

Phone Number:
678-234-0253

Graduation Date:
December 2010

Degree:
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I would like to teach in a safe and secure learning environment. I will thrive to my best and I have high expectations. My goal is to help every student to achieve their goals. I would like to teach in any grade level appropriate to my certification. I will work hard so that my students will work hard and excel. I will teach all students accordingly, no matter what background or previous knowledge they may have. My goal is to help my students enjoy and excel in their educational career.

 

Courtney Odumodum_courtney_img_0737

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Hometown: Hoschton, GA

Phone Number: 678-467-2876

Graduation Date: May 2011

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

My desire is to teach early childhood students and help set the foundation for their learning at an early age. I have always had a passion for children, and I want to be a positive influence on their lives. I also plan to pursue a master's degree, possibly in an area of special education.

 

Kristen Paynepayne_kristen_img_0828

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Hometown: Braselton, GA

Phone Number:
770-861-0359

Graduation Date: May 2011

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

After graduation I plan on pursuing a career in the teaching field. My passion is to educate elementary aged children and be a positive role model for them. I hope to also receive my masters and move up into the administration part of education one day.

 

Hannah Pepperspeppers_hannah_img_0807

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Hometown: Baldwin, GA

Phone Number: 706-768-1417

Graduation Date: December 2010

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I hope to spend the rest of my life teaching children. I love working with grades 3 through 5 mainly. I eventually want to teach overseas or in an impoverished area. My goal is to make an impact on every student I come in contact with where they may go on to change the world. I believe every child plays an integral parts in the future of our world.

 

Ashley Puntervold

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Hometown:
Talmo, GA

Phone Number:
706-870-6596

Graduation Date:
December 2010

Degree: 
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I would like to obtain a teaching position in an elementary school. I am interested in any grade level and I look forward to my first year of teaching. I am also enrolling in the graduate program at Piedmont College starting in Spring 2011.  I would like to obtain a master's degree in early childhood education.

 

Anthony Saputosaputo_anthony_img_0847

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Hometown: Buford, GA

Phone Number:
678-360-0545

Graduation Date:
December 2010

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I want to teach in a great school district where I can establish and build relationships within the community and my school. I love to teach children and learn right along with them.

 

Melanie Shurtleffshurtleff_melanie_img_0732

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Hometown:
Clarkesville, GA

Phone Number:
706-499-8020

Graduation Date: May 2011

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I would like to get a position as a teacher for any grade from kindergarden through 5th grade.  Furthering my education will be a priority in the next few years.  I would like to get involved in administration after being in a classroom for a few years.

 

A.J. Sibcysibey_aj_img_0822

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Hometown:
Maysville, GA

Phone Number:
706-654-8764

Graduation Date: December 2010

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I want to be a teacher who is fair to all students and pushes students to do their very best at all times. I also  would like to become an administrator in the future as well.

 

Mudiwa Smithsmith_mudiwa_img_0948

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Hometown:
Athens, GA

Phone Number: 706-424-8068

Graduation Date:
December 2010

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:


My career ambitions include becoming one of the best teachers I can be.  I plan to get some experience under my belt before becoming a team leader. I may move on to become a principal or assistant principal. I am a leader; I plan to continue being a leader.

 

Stephanie Smithsmith_stephanie_img_0820

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Hometown: Cleveland, GA

Phone Number:
678-316-6612

Graduation Date: May 2011

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:


I would love to be an effective teacher in the elementary classroom. I will provide a safe and democratic environment for all students.

 

Brandi Syfansyfan_brandi_img_0735

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Hometown:
Gainesville, GA

Phone Number:
678-617-7430

Graduation Date:
May 2011

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I want to truly make a difference in the world. I want to make a positive impact on my student's lives and help them reach their full potential in life.

 

Christy Thomas

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Hometown: Danielsville, GA

Phone Number:
706-255-9877

Graduation Date:
December 2010

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I plan to find a full-time teaching position in any elementary grade level. I am currently working to add special education to my certificate as well. I look forward to working with children and helping each child achieve both academic and social goals.

 

Laura Welbornwelborn_laura_img_0731

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Hometown:
Clayton, GA

Phone Number:
706-490-4167

Graduation Date:
May 2011

Degree:
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I would love to get a job in a county close to Rabun. I have 9 years experience in the classroom as a paraprofessional and I can wait to make the transition to teacher. I am ready to apply what I have learned in my classes at Piedmont College.

 

Robert Wisecup

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Hometown:
Maysville, GA

Phone Number: 706-424-6693

Graduation Date: May 2011

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Career Ambition:

I will love to be a teacher and help and encourage children with their education. I look forward to the "Ah Ha!" moments in their lives when they suddenly get it.