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Mrs. Lorri Manley, Principal

Mrs. Lorri Burton Manley has been employed by Bedford County Public Schools since 1990 when she was hired as a 2nd & 5th grade teacher at Huddleston Elementary School.  During her five years there, she served as the Principal's Designee, School Consultation Team Chairperson and was awarded Huddleston Elementary Teacher of the Year.  She also taught 5th grade at Big Island Elementary School and was also awarded Teacher of the Year at the school level.

"I feel so blessed to be a part of the Forest Elementary School community with its
exceptional teachers and support staff, hard working students, and parents who are involved in their child's education."

Mrs. Manley began her career as a school administrator in 1996 as the assistant principal of Bedford Middle School.  In addition, she served as the assistant principal of Forest Middle School from 1998-2001.  She was appointed principal of
Thaxton Elementary School for one year before being transferred to Forest Elementary School in the fall of 2002.

She earned her bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Liberty University in 1987 and received her master's degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Lynchburg in 1993.  Mrs. Manley is local to the Lynchburg area.  She is married to Garnet Manley, Jr, JFHS Golf Coach. They have two children, Rachel and Garnet III.

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Forest Elementary School
1 Scholar Lane, Forest, VA  24551
(434) 525-2681   (434) 525-7186 (Fax)

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