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At BA since XXXX

Jane Winters

Media Specialist

Jane graduated from Hueytown high School. She graduated from Auburn University and UAB with a Masters degree in elementary education. She has taught at Concord Elementary, Hueytown Elementary, and UAB. Her and her husband, Jeff, have been married for thirty-eight years. She has two children, Josh and Jana, and two grandchildren, Pierce and Cruce. She has a dog names Sky. She loves Pop music and he favorite band is the Beach Boys. She loves Bessemer Academy because the kids are sweet and respectful and because she also loves the faculty.

 

Amy Bryant

At BA since 2009

Amy Bryant

Lunchroom Manager

Mrs. Amy Bryant is serving here at Bessemer Academy in the lunchroom as manager. She is a graduate of Hueytown High School. Mrs. Bryant is married to David Bryant for 20 years. She has 3 children and they all have attended Bessemer Academy. She owned Bryant Seafood and Magan’s Creamery for 15 years prior to coming to Bessemer Academy. Her favorite genre of music is country. Her favorite aspects about Bessemer Academy are the staff and faculty and being with her daughter Magan. Her favorite pastime is to go fishing. Her motto verse is Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.”

Debra Napier

At BA since 2008.

Debra Napier

Lunchroom Assistant

Mrs. Napier works in the lunchroom at Bessemer Academy as an assistant. She is married to Mike Napier and has been married for 32 years. She has 3 children and 2 of them have attended Bessemer Academy. Mrs. Napier was a florist for 30 years prior to working at Bessemer Academy. Her favorite pastime is to work in her flowerbed. Her favorite musician is Jackson Browne. Her favorite aspect of Bessemer Academy is the family-like environment and all of her BA children. Her motto verse is 2 Chronicles 7:14.

Kathy Diggins

At B.A. since 2006

Kathy Diggins

Lunchroom Assistant

Mrs. Diggins has two children. Her oldest graduated in the class of 2015. Her youngest is in the tenth grade. She has been married to Ronnie Diggins Sr. for 30 years. She loves working with the staff at B.A. She says, “we are just a big happy family.”

 

Kaye Reach

At BA since 2007

Kaye Reach

English

Ms. Reach graduated from Jones Valley High School in 1964. After high school she attended Samford University to get her BA degree in Spanish and English. Then she attended the University of Montevallo where she received a Masters in School Supervision.

Next, she attended the University of Alabama to get her AA in School Supervision. After college she taught English for four years and Spanish for 15 years. Also, Ms. Reach has been an assistant principle for Erwin High School and a principal for Rudd Middle School, Pittman Junior High, and Hueytown High School. Ms. Reach is currently the Honors English teacher at Bessemer Academy for grades tenth through twelfth. She taught one full year and has been a part time teacher for eight years. Some interesting facts about Ms. Reach are: her favorite color is blue, she loves cats, she plays the hand bells at church, she is in her church choir, and she taught some of the parents of her current students. She also has a 42 year old son who lives in Chicago. Ms. Reach loves the students and faculty at Bessemer Academy.

Tim Hamrick

Volunteer Coach

“Coach Ham” is a volunteer coach that works with special teams during football season and with the softball team during the spring. He is on Bessemer Academy’s Board of Directors. He attended Hueytown High School, and then he graduated from Samford University with a business administration and management degree. When not working or helping at BA, he would most likely be found hunting or fishing. His favorite quote comes from Thomas Edison: “Opportunity is missed by most because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

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