Meet the Faculty/Staff

1315 Jefferson Street East
Brownsville, TN 38012
Phone: 731-772-1233

Tressy Halbrook 


Dr. Tressy Halbrook is the principal at East Side Intermediate beginning in August, 2018. Dr. Halbrook holds a B.S. from East Stroudsberg University in Pennsylvania. She completed her M. Ed, Ed. S. and Ed. D. at Union University.  Most recently, Dr. Halbrook served Jackson-Madison County Schools as a third-grade teacher at Thelma Barker Elementary School.  She served students in Lauderdale County as a physical education teacher and a fourth-grade teacher from 2002 -2017.  Dr. Halbrook brings a passion for teaching, and she will bring motivation and a tireless commitment to continuous improvement for staff and students.

Chris Haliburton

Assistant Principal

Christopher’s endeavors as an educator began in 2005 after graduating from Lambuth University with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. He completed his Master’s of Arts in Education at Bethel University, and he received his principal certification from Lamar University. Mr. Haliburton taught English at various grade levels and coached in numerous capacities during his 12- year tenure as a teacher in Crockett County Schools.

Andrea Baynes

Instructional Facilitator

Andrea Baynes began teaching in the Lauderdale County School System in 1999. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from The University of Tennessee at Martin and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Bethel University.  She is married to Jason Baynes, and they have three children, Caroline, Addisyn, and John Milton.




Tressy Halbrook, Principal

Chris Haliburton, Assistant Principal

Andrea Baynes, Instructional Facilitator

Nan Darnaby, Secretary

Vanessa Vines, Bookkeeper

Rebecca Sanders, Data Clerk SPED

Dorothy Jackson, School Counselor

Hannah Wakefield, ESL

Catherine Lester, Interventionist

Derek Jackson, SRO


4th Grade

Latresa Bond

Amanda Gaines

Dana Gardner

Karen Latimer

Tammy Mann

Amy Morris

Samantha Wiley


Leigh Anne Allen

Dominique Bond

Cordarrell Comage

Chelsea Currie

Cecila Frost

Melissa Griffith

Katrina Hill

Tanika Pickens,

Raven Powell

Wendy Piercey


Maurice Brooks, PE

Sharon Clark, STEAM Lab

Holly Graves, Music

Minnie Reed, Library

Marty Stoots Todd, Art


Wanda Bond, Inclusion

Jeff Comstock, Inclusion

Pamela Pickens, SPED – LRE

Jacqueline Eubanks, PRODIGY

Stephanie Kyle, Speech

Educational Assistants

Martha Brummett, Regular Education

Devon Butner, SPED
devon.butner@hcsk12. net

Kayla Daughtery, SPED

Ashana Hines, Regular Education

Daphne Maclin, Regular Education

Jasmine Perkins, Regular Education

Kamrey Purvis, LRE

Carolyn Sanders, LRE

Tremelda Williamson, Regular Education

Margaret Young, Regular Education

Nutritional Personnel

Sharon Jarrett, Cafeteria Manager

Leare Bond, Assistant Manager

Glenda Hess, Staff
Tiffany Oliver, Staff
Collette Perry, Staff
Lucy Trotter, Staff