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Buford City Schools appoints Hamby as superintendent

BUFORD - Buford City Schools will soon have a new superintendent to replace Sue Morris, who announced her retirement earlier this month.

Geye Hamby was appointed as the school system's new superintendent. He has served as the assistant superintendent for Buford City Schools since 2001. Prior to that, he worked as a principal, assistant principal and teacher in Cartersville and Floyd County.

"I just want to see us continue to maintain the high expectations we have in our school system, and to take those expectations on to another level," Hamby said.

Hamby received his bachelor's degree in math, and master's and specialist degrees in education administration from West Georgia College. He also has a doctorate from Nova Southeastern University.

The new assistant superintendent will be Allison Miller, the school system's current director of curriculum and instruction. She was the principal of Buford Middle School from 2001 to 2005. Miller received her bachelor's and master's degrees in education from Georgia State University, and has a specialist degree from the University of Georgia.

"I could not be more excited," Miller said. "I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to serve our students, employees, and community in this new role."

Morris' retirement is effective June 30. Hamby and Miller will assume their new roles on July 1.