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Mrs. Lori Barton

A little bit about me, I grew up in Sarasota, FL playing volleyball, going to the beach, fishing and tons of boating. Spent my high school days at Venice High School, then went to Valdosta State University, Georgia, to play volleyball and major in Public Relations. When I graduated college I was not really sure of what I wanted to do, so I took a year and taught English over in China. Was the most amazing experience and would do it all over again, learned so much about myself, definitely took me out of my comfort zone. After that year returned to the states and started working on my Masters in School Counseling, while working as a Career Specialist in a High School. Finished up my Masters and got my first job in Waxhaw, NC at Marvin Ridge Middle where I spent 4 years as a Middle School Counselor and coached volleyball. I met my husband in NC, we coached volleyball together, and we eventually moved down to Florida, back home for me. We spent 3 years in Florida, Middle School Counselor at PineView and my husband was an Athletic Trainer. We got married in July 2017 and moved to Charleston that August, so he could pursue a new job as a loan originator in the Columbia area. We welcomed a beautigul baby girl in January of 2020, Ronan Kinsale Barton, who has us both wrapped around her tiny little fingers.