Ms. Farlyn Hudson, District 1
Ms. Hudson, the newest member of the Board of Education, is a native of Jefferson County and is a graduate of Wadley High School. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Paine College and is currently a Research Associate at the Georgia Regents University. Ms. Hudson is a former science teacher with the Richmond County School System.
Ms. Hudson’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Farris Hudson, Sr. of Wadley, are retired teachers from the Jefferson County School System; her father also served as principal of Wadley High School. Ms. Hudson has two sons both of whom are graduates of Jefferson County High School, and she has served on the School Council for Jefferson County High School.
Ms. Teresa Brooks, District 2
Ms. Brooks was recently appointed to the Board of Education to fill
the District 2 seat left vacant with the death of Mr. Charlie Brown.
Ms. Brooks brings a wealth of experience in education in that she has
spent over 40 years with the Jefferson County School System, starting as
a teacher, becoming a counselor, assistant principal, and then
principal. Ms. Brooks has two daughters, Tia Brooks Kittles and Tiffany
Brooks, both of whom graduated from Jefferson County schools.
retiring from the school system in 2014, Ms. Brooks is working at the
Washington State Prison as a Lead Teacher for Adult Basic Education.
She also volunteers as a Pink Lady at Jefferson Hospital.
Mr. Steve Norton, District 3
Mr. Norton began his term on the Board of Education in January of 1997. Mr. Norton is a native of Jefferson County, and a graduate of Wrens High School. He also graduated from Augusta Technical School and attended Augusta College. Mr. Norton served in the U.S. Navy, and now is the Preventive Maintenance Planner for Austin Industrial at DSM Chemicals in Augusta.
Mr. Norton and the late Debra Norton, have two children, both of whom are graduates of Jefferson County High School. Their daughter is a graduate of the University of Georgia and is employed by the Bryan County School System. Their son is a graduate of Georgia College and State University and is employed by the Department of Defense.