Meet the Teacher

Phone: 256-233-6613


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Sonia Young

My name is Sonia Young. I have been married for over 35 years and have 3 daughters and 1 granddaughter.

I love teaching about the Spanish/Hispanic language and culture and I want others to learn about the other cultures and to become diversely aware of their environment.



BSED Spanish and History. University of North Alabama

MAED History, University of North Alabama

Spanish Graduate Certification 2023 in progress, University of Texas

Academia Mester, Salamanca, Spain 2003

Academia Mester, Salamanca, Spain 2007

Instituto de Mérida, Mérida, México 2009

Intercultura, Samara, Costa Rica 2011

AP Certification 2007, 2013

Funds for Teachers Fellow

Teacher of the Year 2023 (AHS & District Secondary)




*University of North Alabama: Spanish Lab

*Wilson High School, Florence, AL:  Student Teaching, Spanish 1, 2, U.S. History, World History, Current Events

*Camden County High School, Kingsland, Georgia: Spanish 1, 2 and 3

  Spanish Club Sponsor

*Athens High School: Spanish 1, 2,3,4, and AP 2005- present

Spanish Club and National Spanish Honor Society Sponsor

ACCESS Spanish Teacher 2015-present

Renaissance Spanish 2018-present

International Ambassadors Club Co-Sponsor