Welcome to Miss Young's Class!
Welcome to Advanced Placement Biology*, General Biology I, & General Chemistry!
About the TeacherBorn and raised in Holmes County, I was the 1998 valedictorian of S.V. Marshall High School. I originally attended Mississippi State University, but transferred my junior year to Mississippi College. There I completed my degree in 2004 (B.S. Biological Science). I also have acquired additional science master's level studies from Jackson State University (Microbiology 2004-2006) and am a 2011 graduate of the University of Phoenix (M.A.T. /Secondary Education). This will be my 7th year teaching at GHS. I'm very proud to have received the Germantown Key of Excellence in Math & Science award for the 2014-2015 School Year, STAR Teacher award for 2016-2017, GHS Teacher of the Year 2017-2018, and I have been nominated for the Presidential Award of Excellence in Math & Science Teaching for the 2018-2019 cycle! I currectly serve as the Science Department Chair and am certified through College Board in advance placement biology and advance placement chemistry. I also hold a laboratory safety certification from Flinn Scientific.
A few facts about me:I have one Maverick alumnus and current MSU Bulldog, (Daryn ~ Class of 2016), two current Mavericks: Kalyb~8th Grade Germantown Middle, and Kalynn~3rd Grade Mannsdale Upper, a furbaby in heaven, Chip (RIP) and a new furbaby Harmony Rose!I am 6 feet tall but cannot play basketball. My favorite color is purple, favorite scent is lavender, favorite fruit is grapes, and favotite drink is cranGRAPE juice. I literally LOVE anything Purple. My favorite snack is honey roasted cashews and my favorite artist is Beyonce'. I am a huge football fan. My college teams are MSU and LSU except for when they play State. My pro picks are the Seattle Seahawks and the Carolina Panthers.
We are all super excited about the 2019-2020 school year!