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BI graduate is state's top assistant principal
Cynthia Hammond
Dr. Cynthia Hammond recently was named Outstanding Assistant Principal for Georgia by the Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals. - photo by Photo provided.
The Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals selected Dr. Cynthia Hammond as its 2009 Outstanding Assistant Principal for Georgia for the Year earlier this month.
She is a 1980 graduate of Bradwell Institute and still has family in Liberty County.
She has served as assistant principal at several schools in Houston County during her nine years with the system. She holds a doctorate degree from Argosy University, an education specialist degree from Georgia Southwestern College and master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Fort Valley State College.
Hammond is married to Allen Hammond and they have three children; Brandon, who is serving with the U.S. Air Force at Mildenhall, England; Kayla, a senior at Houston County High; and Brittney, is a fifth-grader at Warner Robbins. They also raised and educated her niece, Lakeysha Wilson, who is a kindergarten teacher in Atlanta.
Hammond is the daughter of Catherine Jackson, a retired educator and substitute teacher in Liberty County who lives in Riceboro, and the late Walter Jackson of Buffalo, N.Y.
On May 12, the Houston County Board of Education met and appointed Hammond as principal of Westside Elementary school, in Warner Robins, beginning next school year.
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