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Secondary Teacher of the Year

Originally from Athens, this school year marks Justin's 16th year in education and his sixth year in Athens City. He holds a B.S. in Biology and a M.A. in Teaching, both from Lee University. He teaches Biology at AHS. He and his wife of 17 years, Cindy, have three children; Isaac, Josiah and Rachel. Mr. Smith has a passion for running and has completed two half marathons and one full marathon. The Smiths attend First Baptist Church in Athens where Justin teaches Sunday School.