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 Elementary School 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 Coach

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

Angie Carmack, Counselor

Danelda Clayton, SRO

Julie Taylor, Nurse

Special services

Stephanie Kyle, Speech

Cindy Smith, Speech

Cayla Mirelez, ESL

Jaclyn Eubanks, PRODIGY


3rd Grade

Pamla Reagan, ELA

Stacy Taylor, ELA

Sarah Tillman, ELA

Kayla Dennis, Math

Nan Naylor, Math

Mary-Paige Watts, Math

Beverly Austin, Science and Social Studies

Latresa Bond, Science and Social Studies

Rachel Winberry, Science and Social Studies

Jennifer Graham, Virtual

Joshua Hubble, Virtual

Stephen May, Virtual/High School


Jennifer Harsy, ELA/Social Studies

Kaitlyn McCallister, ELA/Social Studies

Becky Stokely, ELA/Social Studies

Yolanda Taylor, ELA/Social Studies

Ashton Rakes, Math/Science

Kayla Daugherty, Math/Science

Leigh Ann Gunnells, Math/Science

Michelle Noyce, Math/Science

Dana Gardner, Virtual

Samantha Wiley, Virtual


Maurice Brooks, PE

Sharon Clark, STEAM Lab

Holly Winters, Music

Amy Morris, Librarian

Marty Stoots Todd, Art


Danetta Bond, 3rd Grade Inclusion

Lizzie Cooke, 4th Grade Inclusion

Robin Fulcher, LRE

Educational Assistants

Devon Butner, 4th Grade Inclusion
devon.butner@hcsk12. net

Marva Temple, LRE

Joyce Sanderlin, 3rd Grade Inclusion

Shavonda Woods, 3rd General Education

Shirley Hines, 3rd General Education

Hannah Smith, 3rd General Education

Daletha Walker, 3rd General Education

Daphne Maclin, 4th General Education

Sheronica Mercer, 4th General Education

Sandra Peace, 4th General Education

Tremelda Williamson, 4th General Education


Nutritional Personnel

Sharon Jarrett, Cafeteria Manager
Laura Davis, Assistant Manager
Angela Jeter, Staff
Alice Pattat, Staff
Chris Shaw, Staff


Carol Young
Columbus Reed
Freeman Robinson