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Amanda Bolen

Amanda Griffin Bolen is a native of Carroll County and graduated from CCHS in 1996. She earned a B.A. in English with a concentration in creative writing from Hollins University in 2000. She spent five years in the newspaper business before finding her calling in education. She earned her teaching certificate through the Career Switcher Program in 2007. Ms. Bolen taught sixth and seventh grade English in Floyd County from 2007-2010, before leaving the classroom to be at home with her children Mina and Griffin.  Ms. Bolen now calls Galax home. Since returning to the area in 2014, she has been a part of Chestnut Creek School of the Arts as a juried consignment artist and an instructor. At CCSA, she has enjoyed teaching GCPS students during enrichment classes as part of the 21 st Century Grant program and Intersession. She is excited to return to middle school again as a Special Education Aide at GMS. She started working for GCPS in 2018.  When not working with students, she is busy making handmade jewelry and playing with her kids.

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Mrs. Gillespie grew up in Galax and graduated from Galax High School in 2006.  Upon graduation, she attended Roanoke College for one year before transferring to Virginia Tech where she played softball and majored in Interdisciplinary Studies.  She graduated from Virginia Tech in 2010.  While working on her Masters degree in Elementary Education from Liberty University, Mrs. Gillespie worked in the Galax School System as a substitute teacher and coach for three years.

 
Mrs. Gillespie's teaching career began as a fourth grade teacher at Hillsville Elementary School in 2014 where she stayed for five years. She presently teaches fifth grade Science at Galax Middle School.

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Allison White - Family and Consumer Sciences

Ms. White grew up in Galax, VA and is a Galax High School graduate herself (class of 2012). She went on to attend Roanoke College in Salem, VA where she played 4 years of volleyball and graduated in 2016 with a B.A. in Communication Studies, minoring in both Human Resource Management and Marketing.

Ms. White spent the last 3 years working in Sales and Marketing in Charlotte, NC before returning to her hometown, where she is teaching Family and Consumer Sciences. She is also the Head Coach for Middle School Volleyball. 

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