Lee Allgood – Southern Lee High School

The Welcome to Sanford Lee County Teacher of the Week is Lee Allgood from Southern Lee High School. Ms. Allgood is an English teacher at Southern and has taught there for 10 out of her 39-year career. She holds a bachelor’s degree in art from North Carolina State University and a masters in art from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Ms. Allgood’s teaching philosophy is this: “I believe that every student has special abilities. As a teacher, I feel a responsibility to use those talents to help him or her succeed in my classroom.” Peers would describe Ms. Allgood as honest, straightforward, dedicated, compassionate, with many years of wisdom.

Something else Ms. Allgood strives for is to work hard “so that students will love literature and can be successful in college and in life.”