Julie McCoy grew up in Marietta, Ga. where she attended Wheeler High School. She attended the University of Georgia and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education Cum Laude. After her first degree, Ms. McCoy began working in television production in Columbia, S.C. and Atlanta, Ga. where she worked for WSB-TV and Good Morning America. Later, she attended Valdosta State University where she earned a Master’s Degree in Music Education and attended Auburn University where she earned a Specialist Degree, Magna Cum Laude. She has been a teacher in Houston County for 25 years. She has served as choral director at Tabor Middle School, Feagin Mill Middle School and now Bonaire Middle School. She was awarded Teacher of the Year at all three of those schools and has been in the top ten Houston County Teachers of the Year- twice. She loves her students and her two children, Daniel and Amy and four grandchildren, Ethan, Kayleigh, Charlotte & Audrey. She is a follower of Jesus Christ and a member of Southside Baptist Church. She has a heart for missions and has been a part of mission teams to Dominican Republic, Togo, East Africa & Mombasa, Kenya in West Africa.