Ward returns to GC for third time

Cailey Crosby, Staff Reporter

Returning for the third time, GCHS welcomes back baseball coach Clint Ward.
Graduating with an athletic administration degree from Belhaven University, Ward began his teaching career in 2004 at George County High. Later in 2008, he moved to Greene County High. After five years of teaching in Greene County, he returned to George County for a year.
In 2014, Ward changed career paths leaving his teaching career behind to work at a chemical plant. After eight long years at the plant, he is back to where he started, at George County High, to continue his teaching career. He is currently teaching Biology I, Zoology I and Zoology II.
¨I enjoyed teaching and coaching very much. I missed it, so I decided to come back,¨ Ward said. Throughout Wards 10 going on 11 years of teaching, he has pursued coaching baseball.
¨My goal this year is to win the baseball state championship,¨ Ward said.
Along with being married, Ward has three kids.
Ward is originally from Water Valley, Miss. and graduated from Lawrence County High in 1999. He travels back home to enjoy some team roping. Team roping is when someone ropes and immobilizes cattle. He also likes riding horses at his family’s farm, spending time with family and playing any type of sports.
Two of Ward’s pet peeves are cell phone addictions and when people use them excessively.
In order to survive this year, Ward hopes he can survive the new technology and help ensure that all his students pass the Biology I state test with high scores.