S. Byrd

Mr. Stephen Byrd has been selected as the new Director of Transportation, Safety, and Student Support for Lauderdale County Schools.  Mr. Byrd is a graduate of Ripley High School where he has worked for the last 27 years as a teacher, coach, athletic director, and school administrator. Most recently, Mr. Byrd served as Principal of Ripley High School for the last 6 years.

Mr. Byrd holds a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Masters in Administration and Supervision from the University of Tennessee at Martin. Mr. Byrd is married to Dr. Kim Byrd, and they have two sons who are both graduates of Ripley High School and are currently enrolled at The University of Tennessee at Martin.