River Ridge principal, Mr. Darrell Herring, along with members of the school council, pulled off a Flash Award Ceremony, with the crowning of Mrs. Amanda Farist as the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year.
This is Amanda’s 7th year teaching and her 7th year at River Ridge. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Visual Communication from Berry College and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Kennesaw State University.
Her husband is the head basketball coach at RRHS, and they have two dogs, Maddux & Millie. They love working at River Ridge and getting the opportunity to invest in students. They’re both proud to be Knights!