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

Cayla Mirelez, ESL

Angie Carmack, Counselor

Stephanie Kyle, Speech

Derek Jackson, SRO


4th Grade

Ashton Blakely, Math

Cordarrell Comage, Science and Social Studies

David Smith, ELA

Dana Gardner, Science and Social Studies

Karen Latimer, ELA

Tammy Mann, Math

Amy Morris, ELA

Becky Stokely, Science and Social Studies

Samantha Wiley, Math


Leigh Anne Allen, Science and Social Studies

Dominique Bond, Science and Social Studies

Chelsea Currie, Math

Kayla Daughtery, Science and Social Studies

Cecila Frost, ELA

Melissa Griffith, ELA

Katrina Hill, ELA

Tanika Pickens, Math,

Raven Powell, Math


Maurice Brooks, PE

Sharon Clark, STEAM Lab

Holly Winters, Music

Minnie Reed, Librarian

Marty Stoots Todd, Art


Wanda Bond, 5th Grade Inclusion

Jeff Comstock, 4th Grade Inclusion

Pamela Pickens, LRE

Jaclyn Eubanks, PRODIGY

Educational Assistants

Martha Brummett, Regular Education

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

Tequila Cole, LRE
tequila.cole@hcsk12. net

Marva Temple, 5th Grade Inclusion

Ashana Hines, Regular Education

Daphne Maclin, Regular Education

Sheronica Mercer

Carolyn Sanders, LRE

Tremelda Williamson, ISS

Margaret Young, Regular Education

Nutritional Personnel

Sharon Jarrett, Cafeteria Manager
Leare Bond, Assistant Manager
Alice Pattat, Staff
Collette Perry, Staff
Lucy Trotter, Staff