Mrs. Bass

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Mrs. Bass graduated from North Augusta High School and received her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from USC at Aiken. She lives in the Merriwether Community with her husband and three children. She enjoys reading Christian fiction, watching her children play sports, and spontaneous teachable moments when her children remind her that they are not at school!

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Mrs. Burton


Cris Burton was born in Petersburg, Virginia and lived in the same house until high school graduation. Her degree in Elementary Education is from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. In 2004, she attended Cambridge University in Boston, Massachusetts and earned her Master's degree in Elementary Education. She also completed her Master's plus 30 hours certification in 2008. Her family consists of her husband, four sons, two daughter-in-laws and two granddaughters. She has taught in Edgefield County for 26 years and at Merriwether for 22 of those years.

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Mrs. Geddes

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Paige Geddes is a second grade teacher at Merriwether.  She did her student teaching here and has been here since that time.  This begins her ninth school year teaching second grade.  She completed her Bachelor's Degree in 2001 and her Master's Degree in 2007.

Mrs. Geddes grew up and still lives in North Augusta.  She is married to Danny Geddes, and they have two children.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  She also loves to cheer on the orange team. Go Tigers!

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Mrs. Lambert


Debbie Lambert has been teaching for 31 years.  She lives in North Augusta with her husband, Steve.  They have been married for 31 years.  Mrs. Lambert has two sons.  Jeremy is completing his Master's Degree in Theology.  He is a hospital chaplain.  Jeremy lives in Chattanooga with his wife, Lindsey.    Jacob Lambert works in Augusta.  Jacob lives in North Augusta with his wife, Mel.  Jacob and Mel have a son, Charlie. 

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Mrs. Leverett


LaTrenda Leverett is a native of Edgefield County.  She is a graduate of South Carolina State University where she received a degree in Early Childhood Education.  She received her Master's Degree in Reading and Early Literacy from Walden University.  This is her seventeenth year of teaching.  She and her husband live in North Augusta with daughter, Kiersten.

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Mrs. Paul

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Jill Paul has lived in the Merriwether area most of her life. She attended Merriwether Elementary School as a child. She earned her teaching degree from the USC-Aiken and her Master's Degree from Walden University. She has been teaching for 16 years at Merriwether Elementary. She is married and has 2 children, Taylor and Tucker.

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