Laurel High School Principal
Dr. Brandian Bufford
Dr. Brandian Bufford began her career in education as a reading tutor. Before coming to the Laurel School District in July 2021, she served as a 6th grade English and social studies teacher. She has taught on the elementary, secondary, and post-secondary levels. She served as an elementary reading interventionist and 9th-grade administrator and served as Dean of Instruction at a high school. She is currently the principal at Laurel High School.
She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with concentrations in English and Remedial Reading; MED in Elementary Education; PhD in Educational Leadership with concentrations in General Administration and Superintendency and Human Resources Management.
"I believe that it is important for students to see themselves in the educators and leaders who serve them. I want students to know that whatever they want to be true can be true-I am an example of what can be true despite how the story began!"
Lorenzo Bridges II
Lorenzo Bridges II began his career in education as an Assistant Teacher. Before coming to the Laurel School District in August 2017, he served as Assistant teacher, Behavioral Education Interventionist, Psychiatric Day School Autism Teacher, Self contain Teacher, Inclusion Teacher, Child Find Coordinator, and Assistant Principal. He is currently the Assistant Principal for Laurel High School.
He received an Associate's Degree in Liberal Arts from Jones College, from William Carey University a Bachelor’s of Music, Master’s Special Education, and a Specialist in Educational Leadership. He is currently working on his Doctorate in Educational Leadership.
"Education is a portal into unlimited possibilities. I love being or sparking the change that is needed. Children need someone who cares enough to do something."
Laurel High School
Career & Technical Center Director
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