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Teachers of the Year

Held annually, Give Our Schools A Hand celebrates more than 120 Teachers of the Year from Cobb County, Marietta City and post-secondary education systems. Contratulations to the district Teachers of the Year from the Cobb County School District and Mairetta City Schools!

2018-2019 Teachers of the Year

Kristin Lincoln, Marietta City Schools

Kristin LincolnKristin Lincoln is in her 15th year of teaching, and holds two degrees from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; a Bachelors of Art in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Urban and Multicultural Education. She has taught in Marietta City Schools for eleven years, and proudly represents her school system. She is an active and supportive member of her community, and has served in various leadership capacities within her church. Kristin loves to travel, and has had the opportunity to visit various countries throughout Europe and Asia. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her daughters Caroline and Sarah Anne, traveling, playing tennis, visiting family in Tennessee and spending time in the mountains and at the beach.


Fred Veeder, Cobb County School District

Fred VeederFred Veeder grew up in the Atlanta area and attended Lakeside High School in Dekalb County. He graduated from The University of Georgia with a degree in Business Administration, then went on to earn his Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Kennesaw State University, and the Teacher Certification Program at Brenau University. Fred is in his 16th year as a teacher, all of which have been at in Cobb County at Dodgen Middle School. Prior to teaching, Fred owned a business in Buckhead and sold it in 2000 to pursue my career in education. He has always enjoyed working with youth, and coached boys’ basketball for over 15 years.

For more information on the Teacher of the Year program, contact Jani Dix at 770-859-2335 or


Presenting Sponsor:

Ed Voyles


Doctorate Level:

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

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